I am sorry La Motte has put me to the expense of one hundred and forty livres…




I am sorry La Motte has put me to the expense of one hundred and forty livres…

I am sorry La Motte has put me to the expense of one hundred and forty livres… --Thomas Jefferson

I am sorry La Motte has put me to the expense of one hundred and forty livres for a French translation of an English poem, as I make it a rule never to read translations where I can read the original.

Thomas Jefferson

Year: 1794
Context: to Edmund Randolph
Tags: English poem, French translation, La Motte, expense, livres, make it a rule, one hundred and forty livres, original, read, read the original, read translations, sorry



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