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    Re: The spirit of Marcq St.-Hilaire
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2001 Jul 12, 1:28 PM

    On Thu, 12 Jul 2001 04:54:25 +0000, Herbert Prinz wrote:
    
    > The first section is on dead reckoning, the first part of the
    >second section on "ancient" methods of  astronavigation (including lunars) and
    >the third section on coastal navigation.
    
    When the adjective _ancien_ occurs before the noun it modifies it means 
    "former." If it meant "ancient" it would be placed after the
    noun, like most French adjectives. Thus if lunars had passed out of use last 
    year, they would be _ancien_, but by no means "ancient."
    
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                   J36 Gjo/a
    Contributing Editor           Electronic Products
    Curmudgeonhood achieved June 30
    

       
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