Arnaldo; Gaddo; and other unacknowledged poems by lord Byron and some of his contemporaries, collected by Odoardo Volpi. [With] The comedy of Dante Alighieri [Hell, canto i-x] tr. by Odoardo Volpi
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Arnaldo: Gaddo; And Other Unacknowledged Poems by Lord Byron and Some of His ...
George Gordon Byron
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Page 286 - Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain: Through me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric moved: To rear me was the task of Power divine, Supremest Wisdom, and primeval Love. 19 Before me things create were none, save things Eternal, and eternal I endure. All hope abandon, ye who enter here.
Page ix - Midway upon the journey of our life I found myself within a forest dark, For the straightforward pathway had been lost.
Page 95 - Germans, the avarice of the Spaniards, or the licentiousness of the Italians could commit, these the wretched inhabitants were obliged to suffer.
Page 122 - 11 try to coax one of them now a little For something queer, good people to revive you. Some tale of luckless love will not befit ill Your present taste, and this which now I give you Will, without question, suit you to a tittle, If ye are young men and intend to wive you. Hear then the history, both sad and funny, Of one who fell to much in love — with money.
Page 96 - Erié jusqu'au saut, le fleuve accourt par une pente rapide; et au moment de la chute c'est moins un fleuve qu'une mer, dont les torrents se pressent à la bouche béante d'un gouffre. La cataracte se divise en deux branches et se courbe en fer à cheval.
Page 280 - Ma poi ch'i' fui al pie d'un colle giunto, là dove terminava quella valle che m'avea di paura il cor compunto, guardai in alto, e vidi le sue spalle vestite già de' raggi del pianeta che mena dritto altrui per ogni calle.
Page 96 - Churches, palaces, and the houses of private persons were plundered without distinction. No age, or character, or sex, was exempt from injury. Cardinals, nobles, priests, matrons, virgins, were all the prey of soldiers, and at the mercy of men deaf to the voice of humanity.
Page 120 - s the good in Your knack at rhyming, if its versatility Can't afford matter for our risibility ? The Beppo has outdone the Epic style. — Most modern Epics really are provoking To sleep — and therefore, in a little while, The pack hight servum pecus shall have broken Into full cry ;— leave your heroic toil, And start before them, till you have your book in The gripe of printer's demon's !" — on this hint, I wrote, — and having written, came to print.
Page 105 - 11 mention as we are proceeding. I found that many a literary chieftain, Had culled the gems from out this antique treasure ; That what they left was by each humbler thief ta'en, To put in some new fiction at his leisure ; I found — but guess ! — no, you can 't guess my grief ta'en, At finding — Oh, presumption beyond measure ! — That collar-makers — I can scarce get farther Had actually collared poor king ARTHUR.