The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri

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T. Y. Crowell, 1897 - 476 pages
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Page xvii - Who are these coming to the sacrifice? To what green altar, O mysterious priest, Leads't thou that heifer lowing at the skies, And all her silken flanks with garlands drest?
Page 371 - Let both grow together until the harvest : and in the time of harvest I will say to the reapers, Gather ye together first the tares, and bind them in bundles to burn them: but gather the wheat into my barn.
Page 43 - I labor all I can, as she well knoweth. Wherefore if it be His pleasure through whom is the life of all things, that my life continue with me a few years, it is my hope that I shall yet write concerning her what hath not before been written of any woman.
Page 45 - IN the midway * of this our mortal life, I found me in a gloomy wood, astray Gone from the path direct ; and e'en to tell, It were no easy task, how savage wild That forest, how robust and rough its growth, Which to remember only, my dismay Renews, in bitterness not far from death.
Page 222 - 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.
Page 27 - I FELT a spirit of love begin to stir Within my heart, long time unfelt till then ; And saw Love coming towards me, fair and fain (That I scarce knew him for his joyful cheer), Saying,
Page 19 - That Love at length out of his sleep will start. And women feel the same for worthy men. This sonnet is divided into two parts. In the first, I speak of him according to his power. In the second, I speak of him according as his power translates itself into act. The second part begins here :
Page 18 - And if, i' the end, thou wouldst not be beguiled Of all thy labour, seek not the defiled And common sort ; but rather choose to be Where man and woman dwell in courtesy. So to the road thou shalt be reconciled, And find the lady, and with the lady, Love. Commend thou me to each, as doth behove.
Page 5 - O vos omnes, qui transitis per viam , attendite et videte si est dolor sicut dolor meus ; e pregare che mi soffermo d
Page 43 - Beyond the sphere." This sonnet comprises five parts. In the first, I tell whither my thought goeth, naming -the place by the name of one of its effects. In the second, I say wherefore it goeth up, and who makes it go thus. In the third, I tell what it saw, namely, a lady honoured. And I then call it a "Pilgrim Spirit," because it goes up spiritually, and like a pilgrim who is out of his known country.

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