August 7th, 2008

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Tradduttore, traditore!

As you probably don't recall, for ages now I've been working on a Giles/Ethan pre-series piece that's titled "Broken Vessel". This is an allusion to Psalms 31:12, and the story has a few other more buried allusions to the rest of that Psalm. While working on this I read a handful of translations, because, well, it was fun. Here are six renderings of the verse that inspired me Collapse )

Which one do you like best as English lit?
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