A striking way to describe an enduring memory, even though teeth usually last longer than a lifetime.

In the course of a lifetime there are some sentences that stay in the memory as long as teeth last in the tomb.

I can think of a few such sentences in my own life, mostly good memories.

Source: Lajos Zilahy, The Dukays, trans. John Pauker (London: Prion, 2001), p. 562

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