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BOSTON AND NEW YORK
HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN AND COMPANY

Che Riverside Press, Cambridge

HARVARD
UNIVERSITY
LIBRARY

لندن: 4 ،MA

Copyright, 1887,
BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW,

Copyright, 1886,
BY HOUGHTON, MIFFLIN & CO.

All rights reserved.

The Riverside Press, Cambridge, Nlass., U. S. A.
Electrotyped and Printed by H. 0. Houghton & Company.

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XV. Cacciaguida. — Florence in the Olden Time. 75

XVI. Cacciaguida's Discourse of the Great Florentines. 80

XVII. Cacciaguida's Prophecy of Dante's Banishment . 85

XVIII. The Sixth Heaven, or that of Jupiter, where are

seen the Spirits of Righteous Kings and Rulers.

The Celestial Eagle

89

XIX. The Eagle discourses of Salvation by Faith

94

XX. The Eagle praises the Righteous Kings of old 98

XXI. The Seventh Heaven, or that of Saturn, where are

seen the Spirits of the Contemplative. - The

Celestial Stairway. — St. Peter Damiano. - His

Invectives against the Luxury of the Prelates. 103

XXII. St. Benedict. - His Lamentation over the Corrup-

tion of the Monks. — The Eighth Heaven, or

that of the Fixed Stars

108

XXIII. The Triumph of Christ

112

XXIV. St. Peter examines Dante upon Faith

117

XXV. St. James examines Dante upon Hope

122

XXVI. St. John examines Dante upon Charity

126

XXVII. St. Peter's Reproof of bad Popes. — The Ninth

Heaven, or the Primum Mobile

131

XXVIII. God and the Celestial Hierarchies

136

XXIX. Beatrice's Discourse of the Creation of the An-

gels, and of the Fall of Lucifer. Her Reproof

of the Ignorance and Avarice of Preachers, and

the Sale of Indulgences

140

XXX. The Tenth Heaven, or Empyrean. - The River

of Light. — The Two Courts of Heaven. — The

White Rose of Paradise

145

XXXI. The Glory of Paradise. — St. Bernard

149

XXXII. St. Bernard points out the Saints in the White

Rose

154

XXXIII. Prayer to the Virgin. — The Threefold Circle of

the Trinity. – Mystery of the Divine and Hu-

man Nature

158

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