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On Wed, 16 Nov 2011 14:11:09 -0800, Padraic Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>This sestina reminds me a bit of change ringing. [...]

As change ringing goes, the below is (one of?) the basic four-bell
method(s), isn't it?  I don't ring changes myself but I had a music teacher
long ago who did and told me about it, and I was reminded of it for the
first time in a long while a few weeks back.  

On Mon, 31 Oct 2011 21:07:39 +0000, R A Brown <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

>Yep:
>magister stilum puero dedit.
>stilum magister dedit puero.
>stilum dedit magister puero
>dedit stilum puero magister
>dedit puero stilum magister
>puero dedit magister stilum
>puero magister dedit stilum
>magister puero stilum dedit
>magister puero dedit stilum
>puero magister stilum dedit
>puero stilum magister dedit
>stilum puero dedit magister
>stilum dedit puero magister
>dedit stilum magister puero
>dedit magister stilum  puero
>magister dedit puero stilum
>magister dedit stilum puero
>dedit magister puero stilum
>dedit puero magister stilum
>puero dedit stilum magister
>puero stilum dedit magister
>stilum puero magister dedit
>stilum magister puero dedit
>magister stilum dedit puero
>
>..are all possible and unambiguous Latin forms!


Alex