Fwd: one-handed quote search

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Fri Aug 19 16:14:48 UTC 2005

>>  >><<... que j'avais plus de trente  ans
>>>>avant que j'eusse jeté les yeux sur aucun de ces dangereux livres  qu'une
>>>>belle dame de par le monde trouve incommodes, en ce qu'on ne  peut les lire
>>>>que d'une main.>>
>>>Translation of  that last part (from Google Print):
>>><<... that I was more than thirty years old before I so  much as glanced at
>>>one of those dangerous books which one lovely woman of  the world finds
>>>inconvenient, so she says, because they can only be read  with one hand.>>
>>A good horrible example of what happens when you trust a machine
>This is not a machine translation AFAIK. This is quoted from Rousseau's
>"Confessions" as published in English translation by Oxford U. Press in
>2000. The translator was Angela Scholar, according to the publisher.
No doubt a machine-generated inference from "Translated By A Scholar"


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