Studies in Dante: Scripture and classical authors in Dante (Google eBook)

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Clarendon Press, 1903
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Page 48 - In taking two stations having the same value, the one to the north and the other to the south of...
Page 62 - Ulisse, e di qua presso il lito Nel qual si fece Europa dolce carco. E...
Page 212 - This interpretation appears at first straightforward and certain ; but it has missed count of exactly the most important fact in the two passages which we have to explain. Observe : Leah gathers the flowers to decorate herself, and delights in Her Own Labour. Rachel sits silent, contemplating herself, and the delights of Her Own Image. These are the types of the Unglorified Active and Contemplative powers of Man. But Beatrice and Matilda are the same powers, Glorified. And how are they Glorified?...
Page 50 - Some say, he bid his angels turn askance The poles of earth, twice ten degrees and more, From the sun's axle ; they with labour push'd Oblique the centric globe.
Page 91 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Page 75 - Fuor delle braccia del suo dolce amico: Di gemme la sua fronte era lucente, Poste in figura del freddo animale, Che con la coda percuote la gente: E la Notte de...
Page 36 - 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 model heaven And calculate the stars, how they will wield The mighty frame! how build, unbuild, contrive To save appearances; how gird the sphere With centric and eccentric scribbled o'er, Cycle and epicycle, orb in orb...
Page 374 - Dell'alta luce, che da s vera. Da quinci innanzi il mio veder fu maggio Che il parlar nostro, ch' a tal vista cede, E cede la memoria a tanto oltraggio.
Page 223 - Quando di carne a spirto era salita, e bellezza e virt cresciuta m'era, fu' io a lui men cara e men gradita; e volse i passi suoi per via non vera, imagini di ben seguendo false, che nulla promission rendono intera.
Page 372 - Restato m' era, non mut aspetto. N mosse collo, n pieg sua costa. E se, continuando al primo detto, S' egli han quell' arte, disse, male appresa, Ci mi tormenta pi che questo letto. Ma non cinquanta volte fia raccesa La faccia della donna che qui regge, Che tu saprai quanto quell

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