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"Making the gravel leap and leap in air,
Leap up, like that, like that, and land so lightly" (79-80)
So in the wife's eyes, her husband's grief is, well, nonexistent. She's basing this on how she sees him behave outwardly, but to give the guy some credit, it's possible he's just hiding his true feelings.
"No, from the time when one is sick to death,
One is alone, and he dies more alone." (104-105)
Well, Shmoopers, it doesn't get more depressing than that. Pardon us while we pound a pint of Chunky Monkey.