Perhaps it depends on what the horse is made is made of. ;->
p.s. I had a cousin known as Bronco Bustin' Bill.
"[log in to unmask]" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>Isn't it "Hector, tamer of horses"?
>Sent from my iPhone
>On Jul 12, 2012, at 10:59 AM, Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> Ken Armstrong writes: " (what could beat "Cast a cold eye on life, on
>> All things fall and are built again
>> And those that build them again are gay.
>> (From memory)
>> Or (dragging its whole context along)
>> And so the Trojans buried Hektor, breaker of horses.
>> The poet's personality shows just a bit in the daring of using a formula in
>> the final line of the poem -- the last place one would expect one, & where
>> it is obviously not merely or at all merely filling a metrical slot. It
>> simply reaches out and grabs one. And I suspect it works in any language to
>> which the poem might be translated.