Readings on the Paradiso of Dante: Chiefly Based on the Commentary of Benvenuto Da Imola, Volume 1

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Macmillan, 1909

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Page 327 - They climbed the steep ascent of heaven Through peril, toil, and pain : O God, to us may grace be given To follow in their train.
Page 310 - IN the year that king Uzziah died I saw also the Lord sitting upon a throne, high and lifted up, and his train filled the temple. Above it stood the seraphims: each one had six wings; with twain he covered his face, and with twain he covered his feet, and with twain he did fly.
Page 246 - From man or angel the great Architect Did wisely to conceal, and not divulge His secrets to be scanned by them who ought Rather admire ; or if they list to try Conjecture, he his fabric of the heavens Hath left to their disputes, perhaps to move His laughter at their quaint opinions wide Hereafter, when they come to mode!
Page 417 - 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 444 - Ask what I shall give thee. And Solomon said, Thou hast shewed unto thy servant David my father great kindness, according as he walked before thee in truth, and in righteousness, and in uprightness of heart with thee...
Page 369 - Dio, che a un' ora per la tua venuta in Siria suso e qua in Italia tanto dinanzi ti preparasti ! Ed oh istoltissime e vilissime bestiuole che a guisa d' uomini pascete, che presumete contro a nostra fede parlare ; e volete sapere, filando e zappando, ciò che Iddio con tanta prudenza ha ordinato! Maledetti siate voi e la vostra presunzione e chi a voi crede.
Page 409 - As the living Father hath sent me, and I live by the Father : so he that eateth me, even he shall live by me. This is that bread which came down from heaven ; not as your fathers did eat manna, and are dead : he that eateth of this bread shall live for ever.
Page 100 - Ma riconoscerai ch'io son Piccarda, Che, posta qui con questi altri beati, Beata son nella spera più tarda.
Page 65 - E tosto s' avvedrà della ricolta Della mala coltura, quando il loglio Si lagnerà che l' arca li sia tolta. Ben dico, chi cercasse a foglio a foglio Nostro volume , ancor troveria carta U' leggerebbe : i' mi son quel ch
Page 398 - Pale Hecate's offerings; and wither'd murder, Alarum'd by his sentinel, the wolf, Whose howl's his watch, thus with his stealthy pace, With Tarquin's ravishing strides, towards his design Moves like a ghost. Thou sure and firm-set earth, Hear not my steps which way they walk, for fear Thy very stones prate of my whereabout And take the present horror from the time, Which now suits with it.

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