As the bough that bends its top at passing of the wind, and then lifts itself by its own virtue which raises it, so did I, in amazement, the while she was speaking; and then a desire to speak, wherewith I was burning, gave me again assurance, and I began, "O Apple, that alone wast produced mature, O ancient Father, to whom every bride is daughter and daughter-in-law, devoutly as I can, I supplicate thee that thou speak to me; thou seest my wish, and in order to hear thee quickly, I do not tell it."
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Many modern readers of the Divine Comedy arrive at the false conclusion that the Paradiso is the book of the Divine Comedy into which Dante put the least effort and for which he had the least passion ... Read full review
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Dante's "Paradiso", the Esolen translation. One of the best translations, Esolen's three volumes provide clarity, with excellent footnotes and historical commentary. However, like most translators, he ... Read full review