Quotes by Robert Fitzgerald

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Robert Stuart Fitzgerald (1910 - 1985) was best known as a translator of ancient Greek and Latin. He published translations of Homer's Iliad and Odyssey, Virgil's Aeneid and Sophocles' Oedipus plays (in collaboration with Dudley Fitts). In addition, he also composed several books of his own poetry. He grew up in Springfield, Illinois, and obtained his Bachelor's from Harvard in 1933.

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The test of a given phrase would be: Is it worthy to be immortal? To make a beeline for something. That's worthy of being immortal and is immortal in English idiom. I guess I'll split is not going to be immortal and is excludable, therefore excluded.

Poetry is at least an elegance and at most a revelation.