'And lo! towards us coming in a boat / An old man, hoary with the hair of eld, / Crying: 'Woe unto you, ye souls depraved!'
'And, lo! toward us in a bark / Comes an old man, hoary white with eld, / Crying “Woe to you, wicked spirits!'
Gustave Doré, illustration from Dante Alighieri’s Inferno, Arrival of Charon (Die Ankunft Charons), Plate IX, Canto III, c. 1857.
'And lo! Towards us coming in a boat / An old man, hoary with the hair of eld, / Crying: 'Woe unto you, ye souls...
Caron dimonio, con occhi di bragia, loro accennando tutte le raccoglie, batte col remo qualunque s’adagia *-*