The Vision, Or, Hell, Purgatory and Paradise of Dante Alighieri

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D. Appleton & Company, 1845 - 587 páginas

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Página 522 - (for the children being not yet born, neither having done any good or evil, that the promise of God according to election might stand, not of works, but of him that calleth ;) it was said unto her, The elder shall serve the younger." Rom., Ix. 10,11,12. Care must be taken
Página 463 - When he prepared the heavens, I was there : when he set a compass upon the face of the depth." Proverbs, viii. 27. In his hand He took the golden compasses, prepared In God's eternal store, to circumscribe This universe, and all created things.
Página 363 - blossoming of that fair tree.] Our Saviour's transfiguration. " As the apple-tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons." Solomon's Song, ii. 3. Did make themselves a cloister round about her ; And, in their hands, upheld those lights
Página 296 - And I fell at his feet to worship him. And he said unto me, See thou do it not: I am thy fellow-servant, and of thy brethren that have the testimony of Jesus.
Página 58 - But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way; for he is a chosen vessel unto me." ' There.] This refers to " the immortal tribes," v. 15. St, Paul having been caught up to heaven. 2 Cor. xii. 2. 3 Thy soul is by vile fear assail'd.] L'anima tua e da viltate offesa. So in Berni, Orl. Inn. lib.
Página 56 - not find it; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them." Rev. ix. 6. I do beseech thee (that this ill and worse I may escape) to lead me where thou saidst, That I Saint Peter's gate' may view, and those Who, as thou tell'st, are in such dismal plight." Onward he moved, I close his steps pursued. CANTO II.
Página 312 - Thus Melzar took away the portion of their meat, and the wine that they should drink : and gave them pulse. As for these four children, God gave them knowledge and skill in all learning and wisdom: and Daniel had understanding in all visions and dreams.
Página 388 - The first circle.] The empyrean, 3 Hands and feet.] Thus Milton:— What surmounts the reach Of human sense, I shall delineate so, By likening spiritual to corporeal forms, As shall express them best. PL, bv 575. These passages, rightly considered, may tend to remove the scruples of some, who are offended by any attempts at representing the Deity In
Página 491 - without miracles. Which the poet Dantes hath well expressed in the twenty-fourth canto of Paradise. For when the Apostle is there brought in, asking the Poet upon what account he took the Scriptures of the Old and New Testament to be the Word of God; his answer is, Probatio
Página 64 - b. viii. 242: Noise, other than the sound of dance or song, Torment, and loud lament, and furious rage. * Portal.] "Porta della fede." This was an alteration made in the text by the Academicians della Crusca, on the authority, as it would appear, of only two MSS. The other reading is

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