“You may tell the German College that their honor comes too late,
But they must not waste repentance on the grizzly savant’s fate.
Though my soul may set in darkness, it will rise in perfect light. 
I have loved the stars too fondly to be fearful of the night.” 
-Sarah Williams, “The Old Astronomer to His Pupil”
儘管去說德國學院榮耀來時已晚,
鬢髮花白的學者定不曾虛擲悔恨於此命運。
縱使靈魂陷入黑暗,良機到來亦將重現璀璨;
我愛繁星至深,無懼黑夜兇險。

──Sarah Williams〈年老天文學家給門徒〉
 





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