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The descent to hell is easy, the black gates stand open night and day, but to climb back up again to retrace ones steps to the upper air there in lies the laborious task, the toil.

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The Aeneid

Submitted by Normando on May 04, 2019

Modified by Normando on April 23, 2021

Virgil

a Roman poet; author of the epic poem `Aeneid' (70-19 BC)

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    спуститься в ад легко, черные ворота открыты днем и ночью, но снова подняться наверх, чтобы вернуться по своим ступеням к верхнему воздуху, в этом кроется трудоемкая задача, тяжелый труд.

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