Re: John Ruble <jruble@exchange.urocor.com>: Rudolf

From: Guy Hoyle (ghoyle1@airmail.net)
Date: Tue 13 Jan 1998 - 21:23:24 EET


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On 1/13/98, at 11:31 AM, beamarshall@juno.com wrote:

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>From: John Ruble <jruble@exchange.urocor.com>
> No Danish get eaten in this one.
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>> Incipit gestis Rudolphi rangifer tarandus
>> =20
>> Hw=E6t, Hrodulf readnosa hrandeor --
>> N=E6fde =FE=E6t nieten unsciende n=E6s=F0yrlas!
>> Glitenode and gladode godlice nosgrisele.
>> =D0a hofberendas mid huscwordum hine gehefigodon;
>> Nolden =FEa geneatas Hrodulf n=E6ftig
>> To gomene hraniscum geador =E6tsomne.
>> =DEa in Cristesm=E6sse=E6fne stormigum clommum,
>> Halga Claus =FE=E6t gemunde to him ma=F0elode:
>> "Neahfreond nihteage nosubeorhtende!
>> Min hroden hr=E6dw=E6n gel=E6d =F0u, Hrodulf!"
>> =D0a gelufodon hira laddeor =FEa lyftflogan --
>> W=E6s gl=E6dnes and gliwdream; hornede sum gegieddode
>> "Hw=E6t, Hrodulf readnosa hrandeor,
>> Brad spring=F0 =FEin bl=E6d: breme eart =FEu!"
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>> Explicit
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>> Hrodulf the Red-Nosed Reindeer (Modern English translation)
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>> Here begins the deeds of Rudolph, Tundra-Wanderer
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>> Lo, Hrodulf the red-nosed reindeer --
>> That beast didn't have unshiny nostrils!
>> The goodly nose-cartilage glittered and glowed.
>> The hoof-bearers taunted him with proud words;
>> The comrades wouldn't allow wretched Hrodulf
>> To join the reindeer games.
>> Then, on Christmas Eve bound in storms
>> Santa Claus remembered that, spoke formally to him:
>> "Dear night-sighted friend, nose-bright one!
>> You, Hrodulf, shall lead my adorned rapid-wagon!"
>> Then the sky-flyers praised their lead-deer --
>> There was gladness and music; one of the horned ones sang
>> "Lo, Hrodulf the red-nosed reindeer,
>> Your fame spreads broadly, you are renowned!"
>> =20
>> Copyright =A9 1996 Philip Chapman-Bell; All Rights Reserved.
>> Philip Craig Chapman-Bell: chapbell@crocker.com
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