[Ads-l] Japanese (?) proverb

MULLINS, WILLIAM D (Bill) CIV USARMY RDECOM AMRDEC (US) william.d.mullins18.civ at MAIL.MIL
Mon Aug 27 15:25:15 EDT 2018



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> What kind of structure is "another of an hour"?
> 
> Mark

Japanese, obviously . . . 


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> On Sun, Aug 26, 2018, 9:00 PM Jonathan Lighter <wuxxmupp2000 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> > From Peter Quennell's 1962 translation of Henry de Montherlant's 1922
> > novel, _The Dream_ (p.85):
> >
> > "Remembering the Japanese proverb: 'Victory belongs to him who can
> > hold out another of an hour.'"
> >
> > The sentiment sounds vaguely familiar, but I don't see this
> > formulation on the Net.
> >
> > JL

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