Rob Roy (Tacit?)

Pia Walker

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another word is Pause?

meaning a stop between two movements

Pia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Eric Ferguson" <x.xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xx>
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Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 3:58 PM
Subject: Rob Roy (Tacit?)

> Using vague memories of my wartime english preparatory and public
> school years, and with a bit of help from Googled on-line Latin
> sources, I gleaned the following tidbits of wisdom:
>
> To stand in Latin is "Stare" (pronounced as two syllables, like
> english "starry" but with a short "a" and a weak, short, closed "y" )
>
> Present tense 3rd p. indicative: stat (singular), stant (plural)
> (pronounced as in english "constant")
>
> So one could write
>
> 3C stat (think of them as one couple)
>
> or
>
> 3C stant (they are two dancers).
>
> Now all you Latin scholars, please fall on me as a pack of hounds.
>
> Happy dancing,
>
> Eric
>
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