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If rightly from thy language I conclude,' The shade of that great-minded one
replied, ' Thy spirit is with cowardice imbued ; 45 Which oft-times leadeth men to
turn aside In gloom of soul from loftiest enterprise, Like restive beasts with
... pleaseth me so well, That were it done forthwith 'twere all too late : 80 No need
thy purpose more to unfold — but tell The reason why thou dost not hesitate To
venture down into this central gloom, Who longest to regain thy blessed seat ?
With this he put his hand in mine, and thro' The gloom, with cheerful face, that
silenced fear, 20 Into the hidden world my steps he drew. Sighings, and moans,
and piercing shrieks were here Resounding thro' the starless air beneath, That I ...
We were at no great distance from The highest elevation, when I saw A light that
shone amid the encircling gloom. 2 Onward a little farther yet in haste 70 We
went, until I could perceive in part That honourable people held that place.
75 ' The blaze of fame,' he forthwith made response, ' Which sounds their praises
in the world above, Gains grace in heaven, which thus exalteth them.' Suddenly
thro' the gloom a voice was heard ; ' All honour to the bard of loftiest strain : 80 ...
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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