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allegory Augustine Beatrice Beatrice Portinari beauty beginning behold blessedness Boccaccio Brunetto Latini canto Christ ciel Commedia consciousness D. G. Rossetti Dante Alighieri Dante says Dante's darkness death Divine Comedy divine grace donna earthly Emperor English eternal exile eyes feel Florence Florentine friends gentle Giovanni Giovanni Villani God's grace Guido Guido Cavalcanti hath heart heaven Hell Holy hope human Inferno Italian Italian language Italy Jacopo lady language Latin learned Leonardo Bruni light literal living look Lord manifest matter meaning mind mondo mystics occhi pain Paradise passion path peace philosophy Pier della Vigna pleasure poem poet poetry Pope prayer presence pride Provencal Purg Purgatory purified Ravenna reader righteousness salutation scholars seek seems sonnet Sordello soul speaks sphere spiritual sweet tells Thee things Thou shalt thought translation truth turned universal unto verse Virgil vision Vita Nuova words wrote youth
Page 126 - So dear to Heaven is saintly chastity, That, when a soul is found sincerely so, A thousand liveried angels lackey her, Driving far off each thing of sin and guilt...
Page 157 - Ye adulterers and adulteresses know ye not that the friendship of the world is enmity with God ? whosoever therefore will be a friend of the world is the enemy of God.
Page 18 - Ahi serva Italia, di dolore ostello, Nave senza nocchiero in gran tempesta, Non donna di provincie, ma bordello.
Page 82 - And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient.
Page 154 - I walked abroad alone, in a solitary place in my father's pasture, for contemplation. And as I was walking there, and looking up on the sky and clouds, there came into my mind so sweet a sense of the glorious majesty and grace of God, that I know not how to express.
Page 157 - Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and cometh down from the Father of lights, with whom is no variableness, neither shadow of turning. Of his own will begat he us with the word of truth, that we should be a kind of firstfruits of his creatures.
Page 118 - Era giÓ l'ora che volge il disio ai naviganti e intenerisce il core lo di c'han detto ai dolci amici addio; e che lo novo peregrin d'amore punge, se ode squilla di lontano che paia il giorno pianger che si more, quand'io incominciai a render vano l'udire ea mirare una dell'alme surta che l'ascoltar chiedea con mano.
Page 36 - Guido, i' vorrei che tu e Lapo ed io fossimo presi per incantamento, e messi in un vasel ch'ad ogni vento per mare andasse al voler vostro e mio...