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Electric Sheep One
Member # 3431
Profile #225
Hermes was a cunning rascal, and the fact that he was patron of merchants says a lot about the ancient Greek idea of commerce. On the day Hermes was born he rustled Apollo's cattle, but when his crime was discovered he bought himself off by giving Apollo the lyre, which he had invented along the way. Apollo became an expert player of the lyre he couldn't invent, but was vengeful if slighted. So Auden's symbolism is reasonably apt.

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It is not enough to discover how things seem to seem. We must discover how things really seem.
Posts: 3335 | Registered: Thursday, September 4 2003 07:00
Electric Sheep One
Member # 3431
Profile #226
EDIT: Sorry, somehow I accidentally double posted only to quote the preceding post.

[ Saturday, June 11, 2005 18:43: Message edited by: Student of Trinity ]

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It is not enough to discover how things seem to seem. We must discover how things really seem.
Posts: 3335 | Registered: Thursday, September 4 2003 07:00

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