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And now to me I heard the Master calling; 115
Whence I besought the spirit with more haste
And he replied; 'More than a thousand here
This said, he vanish'd : I thereon towards
Onward he moved, and, as we paced along,
So lost in thought V I his request fulfill'd.
'Let thy mind treasure up that which the spirit
'When thou shalt rest beneath the radiant vision 130
Of her, whose bright eye seëth all things, thou
12 Frederick IL, grandson of Barbarossa, Emperor of Germany, and King of Naples and Sicily.
13 Cardinal Ottaviano Ubaldini, called 'the Cardinal' on account of his great influence. All these persons, viz., Farinata, Cavalcante, Frederick II., and Cardinal Ubaldini, held Epicurean opinions.
14 Farinata's prediction in v. 79-81.
He therewith turning to the left hand, we left
The wall; then 'mid the tombs in haste we wended Along a path which strikes upon a valley, 135
Whose noxious fumes ev'n to that height ascended.
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