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Laoha
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0 posted 04-23-2005 09:58 AM       View Profile for Laoha   Email Laoha   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Laoha

In translating a classic Chinese poem, I came across a sentence as follows:

"how much sorrow one could have if ever asked"

But the rhyme requires that "sorrow" at the end of the sentence, my question is:

What's the best way to rearrange it?

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1 posted 04-23-2005 10:03 PM       View Profile for Alicat   Email Alicat   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Alicat

"how much sorrow one could have if ever asked"

"If ever asked, how much one could have sorrow"
or
"If ever asked, how one could have much sorrow"
or
however you really want to arrange the words.
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2 posted 04-24-2005 12:20 AM       View Profile for Laoha   Email Laoha   Edit/Delete Message      Find Poems  View IP for Laoha

"If ever asked, how much one could have sorrow" is what I chose. THX!

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