... for so 'tis will'd where will and might 95 Are one : nor seek his going to restrain.'
Then were the shaggy jaws dumb-founder'd quite Of the grim pilot of the livid lake
, Who round his eyes had rings of fiery light. But those poor weary naked souls ...
For all the gold beneath the moon, and all That ever was, for these poor weary
souls 65 Could never gain one moment of repose.' ' Master,' I said, ' be pleased
also to unfold To me — this Fortune — who she is, by whom The good things of
105 Attend me here, and be thy weary spirit By the sweet influence of hope
sustain'd And cheer'd, for in this nether world I ne'er Will leave thee.' Thus he
went ; and I remain'd In doubt, by the sweet sire abandon'd there, no With yea
and nay ...
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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