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With many a bestial creature she doth wed, 100 And shall with more till that
Greyhound arise,12 Who will afflict her sore, and bruise her head. 11
Contemplation, and not action, was the vocation of the Poet. It was indirectly —
by means of his ...
There in lofty citadel Enthronèd He the universe doth sway. Oh, blest are they
with Him elect to dwell ! ' 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 ...
Ceasèd she then, and I took up the word ; 75 ' O sovran Lady, by whose aid
alone The feeble race of mánkind doth excel All else contain'd within heaven's
lesser zone,5 This thy commandment pleaseth me so well, That were it done
... very piteous, who bestow'd Her aid, and courteous thou, who did'st obey So
soon the true words from her lips that flow'd. 135 So doth thy precious speech my
fear allay, That all my heart is longing to fulfil Its first resolve this journey to essay.
Heaven cast them forth from its refulgent coast, 40 Nor doth the Deep of Hell their
souls receive, Lest spirits damn'd should have whereof to boast.' Then I ; ' O
Master, what great cause of grief afflicts them, that they wail so vehemently ?
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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
LibraryThing ReviewProcura do Utilizador - antao - LibraryThing
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