It is a commonplace that Racine is untranslatable. This is not because his verse is difficult, but because it is not.
It was an All-in-One and One-in-All of limitless being and self not merely a thing of one Space-Time continuum, but allied to the ultimate animating essence of existence's whole unbounded sweep the last, utter sweep which has no confines and which outreaches fancy and mathematics alike. It was perhaps that which certain secret cults of earth have whispered of as YOG-SOTHOTH, and which has been a deity under other names; that which the crustaceans of Yuggoth worship as the Beyond-One, and which the vaporous brains of the spiral nebulae know by an untranslatable Sign...h. p. lovecraft
I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.
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