Translating Is Like Looking At A Tapestry From The Wrong Side

Translating from one language to another, unless it is from Greek and Latin, the queens of all languages, is like looking at Flemish tapestries from the wrong side, for although the figures are visible, they are covered by threads that obscure them, and cannot be seen with the smoothness and colour of the right side.

Goodreads.com. (2019). Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra Quotes (Author of Don Quixote). [online] Available at: https://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/4037220.Miguel_de_Cervantes_Saavedra [Accessed 29 Sep. 2019].

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Rolando Andrés Ramos

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