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mkapstei at UCHICAGO.EDU mkapstei at UCHICAGO.EDU
Sun Jun 7 09:11:28 UTC 2009

> the 
>physical properties of such large disctionaries which are not
>obvious.  Fit, healthy or young people sometimes forget that
they too are 
>going to get old and perhaps unwell one day ~ it comes as
quite a surprise. 

To inject a bit of levity into the conversation, some may
find it amusing to read Lee Siegel's novel Love in a Dead
Language, in which a professor of Sanskrit meets his
end when his MW falls on him from a high shelf.

Matthew T. Kapstein
Numata Visiting Professor of Buddhist Studies
The University of Chicago Divinity School

Directeur d'études
Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, Paris

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