CANTO XXIX CANTO XXX CANTO XXXI CANTO XXXII . 5 CANTO XXXIII 9
CANTO XXXIV 13 17 PURGATORY : 21 25 CANTO I . 29 CANTO II . 33 CANTO
III 37 CANTO IV 41 CANTO V. CANTO VI 50 CANTO VII 54 CANTO VIII . 59
CANTO IX ...
CANTO XXIV CANTO XXV CANTO XXVI CANTO XXVII . CANTO XXVIII CANTO
XXIX CANTO XXX Canto XXXI CANTO XXXII . Canto XXXIII . . • . . . • CANTO XI
CANTO XII CANTO XIII . CANTO XIV . CANTO XV Canto XVI . CANTO XVII
CANTO III " T ARGUMENT . - Dante , following Virgil , comes to the gate of Hell ;
where , after having read the dreadful words that are written thereon , they both
enter . Here , as he understands from Virgil , those were punished who had ...
... at his call . ” This is Vellutello's explanation , and seems preferable to that
commonly given : as a bird that is enticed to the cage by the call of another . "
CANTO IV ARGUMENT . - The Poet , being roused 16 CANTO IN THE DIVINE
In Canto xxxiv . Lucifer is called “ The abhorred worm , that boreth through the
world . ” 2 “ Ciacco . " So called from his inordinate appetite ; " ciacco , " in Italian ,
signifying a pig . The real name of this glutton has not been transmitted to us .
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