Palio and ponte: an account of the sports of central Italy from the age of Dante to the XXth century

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Methuen & co., 1904 - Art, Italian - 267 pages
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Page 10 - Poi si rivolse, e parve di coloro Che corrono a Verona il drappo verde Per la campagna; e parve di costoro Quegli che vince e non colui che perde. CANTO DECIMOSESTO varia era in loco ove s...
Page 240 - OOOD, our refuge and strength, who art the author of all godliness ; Be ready, we beseech thee, to hear the devout prayers of thy Church j and grant that those things which we ask faithfully we may obtain effectually; through Jesus Christ our Lord.
Page 240 - Lord, hear my prayer and let my cry come unto Thee. The Lord be with you and with thy spirit.
Page 189 - MAY I GIVE you horses for your games in May, And all of them well trained unto the course, — Each docile, swift, erect, a goodly horse; With armour on their chests, and bells at play Between their brows, and pennons fair and gay; Fine nets, and housings meet for warriors, Emblazoned with the shields ye claim for yours; Gules, argent, or, all dizzy at noonday.
Page 190 - Emblazoned with the shields ye claim for yours ; Gules, argent, or, all dizzy at noonday. And spears shall split, and fruit go flying up In merry counterchange for wreaths that drop From balconies and casements far above ; And tender damsels with young men and youths Shall kiss together on the cheeks and mouths ; And every day be glad with joyful love.
Page 92 - So spake the Seraph Abdiel, faithful found; Among the faithless, faithful only he; Among innumerable false, unmoved, Unshaken, unseduced, unterrified, His loyalty he kept, his love, his zeal ; Nor number nor example with him wrought To swerve from truth, or change his constant mind Though single.
Page 257 - Deus refugium nostrum et virtus : adesto piis Ecclesiae tuae precibus. Auctor ipse pietatis, et praesta, ut quod fideliter petimus, efficaciter consequamur.
Page 22 - Baar of thy body— and dweltest mayden pure— The Creatour of every creature. Assembled is in thee magnificence With mercy, goodnesse, and with swich pitee That thou, that art the sonne of excellence Nat oonly helpest hem that preyen thee, But often tyme, of thy benygnytee, Ful frely, er that men thyn help biseche, Thou goost biforn, and art hir lyves leche.
Page 182 - Le prediche volgari di San Bernardino da Siena dette nella Piazza del Campo l
Page 5 - Gli antichi miei ed io nacqui nel loco Dove si trova pria 1' ultimo sesto Da quel che corre il vostro annual gioco.

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