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Autor:  pat
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Data:  26/JAN/2003 9:22 PM
Assunto:  Re: This night
 
Mensagem:  Caro David,

"This night" is an older, mostly obsolete usage; but can also be used to be very formal or emphatic. The Lord of the Rings is replete with archaic English usage, that is why you heard it in that film-along with many other usages one would never hear in normal conversation.

Tolkein was a great authority on Middle and Old English as well as ancient Scandinavian language.


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This night  –  David  26/JAN/2003, 8:54 PM
 Re: This night  –  pat  26/JAN/2003, 9:22 PM
Re: This night  –  pat  26/JAN/2003, 9:32 PM
This night  –  David  01/FEV/2003, 12:57 AM

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