[ExI] The Story of a Box

Stefano Vaj stefano.vaj at gmail.com
Sun Oct 28 15:04:58 UTC 2007

Funny to read it translated... :-)

On 10/28/07, BillK <pharos at gmail.com> wrote:
> Origin
> >From Dante's Divine Comedy. The translation into English by H.F.Cary
> is the origin for this English phrase, although he gave it as the less
> commonly used 'All hope abandon ye who enter here'.
>     Through me you pass into the city of woe:
>     Through me you pass into eternal pain:
>     Through me among the people lost for aye.
>     Justice the founder of my fabric mov'd:
>     To rear me was the task of power divine,
>     Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.
>     Before me things create were none, save things
>     Eternal, and eternal I endure.
>     All hope abandon ye who enter here.
> -------------------
> BillK
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