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And like as one forth from the sea's domain Escaped unto the shore with
labouring breath Turns back and gazes at the perilous main ; 2 Truth. Politically,
the ideal form of government for Italy and mankind — in Dante's opinion, an
30 And lo ! just where the emerald steep 'gan rise, A Leopard5 light of foot, quick-
moving, gay With speckled skin, unto my wondering eyes Appear'd, nor vanish'd,
rather did my way Perplex and hinder so that many a time 35 I turnèd to go ...
120 Unto whose glory if thou would'st ascend, Another soul 15 must come
worthier than I : Thither with her may'st thou thy footsteps wend. For that dread
Emperor, who reigns on high, Suffers me not — for that I did rebel 125 Against
His law 16 ...
I thus broke silence ; ' Poet, that dost guide me, 10 Weigh well my merit, if it
sufficient be, Ere thou unto this perilous pass confide me. Thou tell'st how Silvius'
great sire,1 while he Was yet corruptible, unto the place Immortal went, and was ...
'Tis meet to hold only those things in dread That tend to work another's woe or
shame : All else thou may'st encounter undismay'd. yo I am so framed by God —
unto whose name Be all the praise — that this thy misery Touches me not, this ...
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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