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Returning in "alarm, he is met by Virgil, whose aid he implores. Virgil informs him
that he must traverse the unseen world, if he would escape the perils of the wood.
He offers himself to guide the Poet through Hell and Purgatory. Beatrice would ...
Art thou then Virgil, that perennial fountain, Whence welleth out of speech so
large a rivet 1 ' 80 I answer'd all abash'd. ' O light and glory 8 Pride. 9 Avarice. 10
This line is said to refer to the neglect of classical literature in Italy during the dark
Outspake I then, and said ; ' Poet, I pray 13° Thee by that Holy One thou did'st not
know, That I from this and greater evil may that the expression was suggested by
Virgil's ' Cum procul obscuros colles, humilemque videmus Italiam.' JEn. III.
Virgil revives the confidence of the Poet by relating how he had been visited by
Beatrice, and sent by her to rescue him from the wood ; and how St. Mary the
Virgin and St. Lucy had also intervened on his behalf. Now day declined, and
To this Virgil replies that he had himself been made to descend to the very lowest
depth by Erictho, the Thessalian sorceress. The conversation is here interrupted
by the apparition of the Furies. A terrific sound — as of a rushing mighty wind ...
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LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - hopeevey - LibraryThing
This is my first exposure to Dante's writing. I was looking for poetry by a different author when I came across this translation. When I saw the narrator, I decided it was time to read/hear some Dante ... Ler crítica na íntegra
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What I love about Dante is how he doesn't invoke the Muses, unlike Homer, or Virgil, and that he goes straight to the heart of the matter, and straight in to the poem, i.e. "In the midway of this our ... Ler crítica na íntegra