Dante Alighieri Quote

At grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.


The Inferno: A Verse Rendering for the Modern Reader by John Ciardi (ed. Signet, 1982)

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At grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.

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At grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.

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At grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.

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At grief so deep the tongue must wag in vain; the language of our sense and memory lacks the vocabulary of such pain.