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This poem is taken from PN Review 41, Volume 11 Number 3, January - February 1985.

Vergil Introduces Dante to Certain Contemporary British Poets Timothy Harris

               Inferno, Canto VII, 115-126
               translated by Timothy Harris

"Son," the good master said, "now you may see
   the souls of those whom anger overcame;
   and I would also have you know for sure
that down beneath the water people sigh
    and make this bubbling at the water's top,
    as you can tell, whichever way you turn.
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