Dante by V. Sardou & E. Moreau: To be Presented at Drury Lane Theatre by Henry Irving

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G. Bell and sons, 1903 - 26 pages
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Page 3 - He burns as a pure star, fixed there in the firmament, at which the great and the high of all ages kindle themselves ; he is the possession of all the chosen of the world for uncounted time.
Page 15 - Pray, when thou shall return to the world and art rested from thy long journey .... Remember me, who am La Pia : Siena made me, Maremma unmade me : 'tis known to him who, first plighting troth, had wedded me with his gem."
Page 3 - speaks to the noble, the pure and great in all times and ages. He burns as a pure star, fixed there in the firmament,
Page 13 - how salt doth taste another's bread, and how hard the path to descend and mount upon another's stair.
Page 11 - Ah, Pisa, scandal to the people of the beauteous land where ' si
Page 7 - is a character entirely created by the imagination of the dramatists, who, nevertheless, are not alone in giving an illegitimate child to Dante, for certain critics, rightly or wrongly, have cast doubts on the legitimacy of Dante's daughter, Beatrice,
Page 15 - dei Pannocchieschi (Podesta of Volterra in 1277, and of Lucca in 1314; Captain of the Tuscan Guelfs in 1284; still living in 1322). She was put to death by her husband in 1295 at
Page 16 - the delectable mountain, which is the beginning and the cause of all gladness.
Page 15 - gracious, mysterious figure tempted the imagination of artists in every age ; painters have wrought pictures of her, novelists have written romances, and an Italian musician has composed an opera on the subject. Sardou and Moreau have now made her the heroine of their drama. But, in the dearth of facts, all have necessarily used their imaginations in weaving her story.

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