Bibliography: The image above is from The Complete Poems of Anna Akhmatova: Expanded Edition, translated by Judith Hemschemeyer, edited by Roberta Reeder (Zephyr Press, 1992), page 770. The poem below originally appeared in Akhmatova's book White Flock (Petrograd, 1917).
Bibliography: Modern Scottish Gaelic Poems, by Sorley Maclean, George Campbell Hay, Derick Thomson, Iain Crichton Smith, and Donald MacAulay: A bilingual anthology edited and introduced by Donald MacAulay (New Directions, 1977). Maclean's poem "Hallaig" appears on pages 84–89: English on the left, Gaelic on the right.
Bibliography: Notebook of Anton Chekhov, translated by S.S. Koteliansky and Leonard Woolf (Ecco, 1987). Originally published by B.W. Huebsch, Inc., 1921.
Comment: I am constitutionally opposed to the application of the statement You either have it or you don't to any situation whatsoever. My abiding intuition is that that sentence is mainly a means by which eminent persons discourage beginners.
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