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    Meanings of "age-bent" or "blind & age bent"?

    Dear teacher,
    Here are two sentences:
    (1) As to Grandma, she and Isabel who towered over her age-bent figure, nattered cheerfully over the washing up, carefully keeping the meat and milk dishes and dish-cloths separate.
    (2)Enion is reduced from her earlier state "blind & age bent" on the edge of non-entity to wither in Entuthon Benithon, Blake's term for the nadir of generative stasis: "A world of deep darkness where all things in horror are rooted" .
    Then, meaning of "age-bent" or "blind & age bent" here?
    Last edited by gonghoujun; 20-Jan-2008 at 08:38.

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    Re: Meanings of "age-bent" or "blind & age bent"?

    Dear gonghoujun,

    (1) Grandma's spine isn't all that straight anymore because of her age. She is old. Her figure is age-bent.

    (2)"blind" means loss of eyesight.

    Hope that helps.

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    Re: Meanings of "age-bent" or "blind & age bent"?

    Dear Soup,
    Thank you very much for your kind helps!
    With best wishes!
    G.H.J.

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    Re: Meanings of "age-bent" or "blind & age bent"?

    G.H.J., you're most welcome.

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