The Inferno of Dante (Google eBook)

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Longman, 1833 - 437 pages
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Review: The Inferno of Dante: Bilingual Edition (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Richard Magahiz - Goodreads

I think it's good to read this every ten years or so, to marvel at Dante's inventiveness at the miseries these souls (heavily weighted toward those who were his contemporaries) have made for ... Read full review

Review: The Inferno of Dante: Bilingual Edition (The Divine Comedy #1)

User Review  - Steve - Goodreads

Great book! Read full review

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Contents

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II
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III
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IV
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V
33
VI
43
VII
53
VIII
61
XIX
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XX
171
XXI
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XXII
187
XXIII
197
XXIV
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XXV
217
XXVI
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X
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XI
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XII
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XIII
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XIV
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XV
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XVI
133
XVII
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XVIII
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XXVII
237
XXVIII
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XXIX
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XXX
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XXXI
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XXXII
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XXXIII
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XXXIV
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Page 336 - And he said, The God of our fathers hath chosen thee, that thou shouldest know his will, and see that Just One, and shouldest hear the voice of his mouth. 15 For thou shalt be his witness unto all men of what thou hast seen and heard.
Page 413 - Yet Michael the archangel, when contending with the devil he disputed about the body of Moses, durst not bring against him a railing accusation, but said, The Lord rebuke thee.
Page 366 - And, behold, the veil of the temple was rent in twain from the top to the bottom; and the earth did quake, and the rocks rent...
Page 363 - Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded, nor trust in uncertain riches, but in the living God, who giveth us richly all things to enjoy ; that they do good, that they be rich in good works, ready to distribute, willing to communicate, laying up in store for themselves a good foundation against the time to come, that they may lay hold on eternal life.
Page 332 - And to them it was given that they should not kill them, but that they should be tormented five months ; and their torment was as the torment of a scorpion when he striketh a man. 6 And in those days shall men seek death, and shall not find it ; and shall desire to die, and death shall flee from them.
Page 391 - Silvester, the Roman bishop; and never was physician more gloriously recompensed. His royal proselyte withdrew from the seat and patrimony of St. Peter; declared his resolution of founding a new capital in the East; and resigned to the popes the free and perpetual sovereignty of Rome, Italy, and the provinces of the West.
Page 400 - Now Caiaphas was he, which gave counsel to the Jews, that it was expedient that one man should die for the people.
Page 391 - AH, Constantine, of how much ill was cause, Not thy conversion, but those rich domains, That the first wealthy pope received of thee.
Page 401 - Thou hast chastised me, and I was chastised, as a bullock unaccustomed to the yoke; turn thou me, and I shall be turned; for thou art the Lord my God. Surely after that I was turned, I repented ; and after that I was instructed, I smote upon my thigh: I was ashamed, yea, even confounded, because I did bear the reproach of my youth.
Page 347 - Per più fiate gli occhi ci sospinse Quella lettura, e scolorocci il viso : Ma solo un punto fu quel che ci vinse. Quando leggemmo il disiato riso Esser baciato da cotanto amante, Questi, che mai da me non fia diviso, La bocca mi baciò tutto tremante : Galeotto fu il libro e chi lo scrisse : Quel giorno più non vi leggemmo avante.

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