For "The Holy One of Heaven — the earth And human kind — " Read — " The
dread Lord of heaven and earth- The human race — " Page 54, v. 2. — For"
turret's " read — "tower's." Page 58, v. 98.- For " Restored my safety, and hast led
The sweet spring-tide, The birds that round me tuned their matin song, Were
cause of hope that from that speckled hide No harm would spring :7 yet not so
that my dread Return'd not when a Lion8 I espied, 45 That onward came right in
... appears Upon the slope of this delightful hill, 95 Hindering his upward course
she rends and tears And slays outright : — nor gluts her ravenous will, But after
each repast — so dire, so dread Her devilish nature — grows more hungry still.
For that dread Emperor, who reigns on high, Suffers me not — for that I did rebel
125 Against His law 16 — within the empyreal sky To lead thee. There in lofty
citadel Enthronèd He the universe doth sway. Oh, blest are they with Him elect to
'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
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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