I repeat: It can be very beautiful. Nancy Date sent: Mon, 10 Feb 2003 19:00:13 EST Send reply to: "T. S. Eliot Discussion forum." <[log in to unmask]> From: Kate Troy <[log in to unmask]> Subject: Re: Hofgarten and the hyacint garden To: [log in to unmask] In a message dated 2/10/03 10:12:37 PM !!!First Boot!!!, [log in to unmask] writes: > Sara Trevisan wrote: > > > > I, too, consider German as unpleasant sounding. > > German sounds pretty good in The Magic Flute. > The only time that I've ever heard German sounding even mildy acceptable to the ears was some time; it occurred at the end of a couple of tennis matches when Boris Becker accepted his trophy and check.