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He also argues that Rossetti's admiration for Fitzgerald's 1861 translation of the (exhortation-laden) Rubaiyat may have influenced later poems such as "Aspecta Medusa," "The Sea-Limits," "Hoarded Joy," and "A Superscription," and concludes that in "Soothsay" "Rossetti [was] able ...
The second and third stanzas of Soothsay contain warnings that are also directives.
One of the more gnomic and incisive of the stanzas of Soothsay (#5) begins with two interrogatives and moves, after the directive "Pause" (l.
The brevity of the six-line exercitive apothegms in Soothsay are models of the unpresumptuous skeptical wisdom that is advised here in contrast to a naive and presumptuous theological prolixity.
Soothsay, trained by Barry's son John, took the five-and-a-half-furlong juvenile maiden under Eddie Ahern, while Saeed Bin Suroor supplied Noble Gent, the winner of the seven-furlong juvenile maiden, the latter scoring readily under Frankie Dettori.
Admittedly this looks a weak race, but he is becoming a tad frustrating and we at least have a couple of decent types running for us, namely Sofinella and Soothsay 7 T ried over six/seven furlongs so far, and drop back to an extended five not certain to play to his strengths 4 Mark of 79 possibly flatters him a little, but he remains the one to beat nonetheless 4 Has the stamina to last home if Dettori blasts him out from stall six, but worth noting he was slowly into his stride last time Loua will attract his share of market support with Frankie Dettori coming in for the ride, and that, combined with his obvious claims on form, entitles him to start favourite.
Soothsaying, letting one be soothsayed, magic, questioning the dead, and all different forms of witchcraft, watching for certain business undertakings, are works of darkness with which a child of God can have no dealings.