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Page 343 - DECIMO-TERZO 1M on era ancor di là Nesso arrivato, Quando noi ci mettemmo per un bosco, Che da nessun sentiero era segnato. Non frondi verdi, ma di color fosco, Non rami schietti, ma nodosi e involti, * Non pomi v
Page 143 - Torn from the womb of mountains by the throes Of a new world, than only thus to be Parent of rivers, which flow gushingly, With many windings, through the vale : — Look back ! Lo ! where it comes like an eternity, As if to sweep down all 'things in its track, Charming the eye with dread, a matchless cataract, Horribly beautiful ! but on the verge, From side to side, beneath the glittering morn, An Iris sits, amidst the infernal surge, Like Hope upon a death-bed, and, unworn Its steady dyes, while...
Page 155 - ... shore a temple still, Of small and delicate proportion, keeps, Upon a mild declivity of hill, Its memory of thee ; beneath it sweeps Thy current's calmness ; oft from out it leaps The finny darter with the glittering scales, Who dwells and revels in thy glassy deeps ; While, chance, some scatter'd water-lily sails Down where the shallower wave still tells its bubbling tales.
Page 225 - Ma per salirla mo nessun diparte Da terra i piedi : e la regola mia Rimasa è giù per danno delle carte.
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Page 155 - But thou, Clitumnus ! in thy sweetest wave Of the most living crystal that was e'er The haunt of river nymph, to gaze and lave Her limbs where nothing hid them...
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Page 212 - Fu frequentato gia in su la cima Dalla gente ingannata e mal disposta. Ed io son quel che su vi portai prima Lo nome di Colui che'n terra addusse La verita, che tanto ci sublima ; E tanta grazia sovra me rilusse, Ch'io ritrassi le ville circostanti Dall 'empio culto che'l mondo sedusse.
Page 244 - And from thence, when the brethren heard of us, they came to meet us as far as Appii Forum, and the Three Taverns ; whom when Paul saw, he thanked God, and took courage.