Translation of Dante's Vision

Henry Francis Cary
H. G. Bohn, 1850

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Página 5 - i In fierce heat and in ice.] The bitter change Virg. JEn. lib. vi. 298. Of fierce extremes, extremes by change more fierce, From beds of raging fire to starve in ice Their soft ethereal warmth. Milton, PL b. ii. 601. To bathe in fiery floods, or to reside The delighted spirit
Página 38 - Creation's holy book.} Genesis, c. ii. v. 15: " And the Lord God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden, to dress it, and to keep it." And, Genesis, c. iii. v. 19: "In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread." E ogni bona legge a Dio e nipote.
Página 145 - And when they came toNachon's threshing-floor, Uzzah put forth his hand to the ark of God, and took hold of it; for the oxen shook it." " And the anger of the Lord was kindled against Uzzah ; and God smote him there for his error ; and there he died by the ark of God.
Página 17 - c. xxii. And Ariosto: E cada, come corpo morto cade. Orl. Fur. c. ii. st. 55. " And when I saw him. I fell at his feet as dead.
Página 106 - History of Musie, voL ii. cap. iv. p. 322. Milton has a fine allusion to this meeting in his sonnet to Henry Lawes. Dante shall give fame leave to set thee higher Than his Casella, whom he wooed to sing, 1
Página 2 - he led me on. Here sighs 4 , with lamentations and loud moans, Resounded through the air pierced by no star, That e'en I wept at entering. Various tongues, Horrible languages, outcries of woe, Accents of anger, voices deep and hoarse, Supremest wisdom, and primeval love.'] The three Persons of the Blessed Trinity.
Página 53 - physiognomy, and chiromancy. Hence he passed among his contemporaries for a skilful magician. Dempster informs us, that he remembers to have heard in his youth, that the magic books of Michael Scott were still in existence, but could not be opened without danger, on account of the fiends who were thereby invoked. Dempsteri
Página 129 - 'Walk while ye have the light, lest darkness come upon you; for he that walketh in darkness, knoweth not whither he goeth.
Página 153 - Of worldly fame is but a blast of wind, That blows from diverse points, and shifts its name, To these I will add a sonnet by the same writer, from the poems printed with the Bella Mano of Giusto de' Conti. Ediz. 1715, p. 167. Io vO dal ver la mia donna laudare,
Página 14 - In sanguin and in perse he clad was alle, Is situate on the coast, where Po descends To rest in ocean with his sequent streams. " Love, that in gentle heart is quickly learnt', Entangled him by that fair form, from me Ta'en in such cruel sort, as grieves me still: Love, that denial takes from none beloved

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