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A man may weep and weep, to paraphrase Shakespeare, "and be a villain!"
The omissions are the most sensible that I have found in a paraphrase.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
This is not paraphrase; it is sheer misapprehension of the Old English.
THE TRANSLATIONS OF BEOWULFCHAUNCEY BREWSTER TINKER
As the language in which it is written is not easily intelligible, I have added a paraphrase on the opposite pages.
Instead of "Him that maketh the seven stars and Orion," we have the paraphrase, "That maketh and transformeth all things."
At another time, when doubtful of the safety of his letter, he used the paraphrase, "what we greatly need."
He felt quite sure that Colonel Crofton had never—to use a now familiar paraphrase—heard a shot fired in anger.
WHAT TIMMY DIDMARIE ADELAIDE BELLOC LOWNDES
Which was a rather inelegant paraphrase of the classic “Dulce et decorum,” but caught its spirit admirably.
THE CUP OF FURYRUPERT HUGHES
My reasons for adopting this mode of paraphrase, may be seen in the preface to my translation of Orpheus's Hymns.
Moscheless letter appears in his translation, or rather paraphrase, of Schindlers biography.

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