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" Here vigor failed the towering fantasy : But yet the will rolled onward, like a wheel In even motion, by the love impelled, That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars. "
The Divine Comedy - Page 462
by Dante Alighieri - 1897 - 476 pages
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The Genius of Italy: Being Sketches of Italian Life, Literature, and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Italiaanse literatuur - 1849 - 332 pages
...Trinity, wherein he beholds " our image painted." The mystery, however, is too profound, and " vigor fails the towering fantasy." " But yet the will rolled onward,...impelled, That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars." Much discussion has arisen respecting the origin of the Commedia.* This, so far as its subjective character...
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The Genius of Italy: Being Sketches of Italian Life, Literature, and Religion

Robert Turnbull - Italiaanse literatuur - 1849 - 332 pages
...profound, and " vigor fails the towering fantasy." " But yet the -will rolled onward, like a wheel Ip even motion, by the love impelled, That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars." Much discussion has arisen respecting the origin of the Commedia.* This, so far as its subjective character...
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The North British Review, Volume 28

1858
...the most accomplished men of science, labouring for their good, and seeking to instruct them, — ' by the love impelled That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars." This review, necessarily hasty and imperfect, when we take into account the character of the works...
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Life Without and Life Within, Or, Reviews, Narratives, Essays, and Poems

Margaret Fuller - 1859 - 424 pages
...Eternity. It is also the only front view of Dante we have seen. It is not unworthy to mark the point " When vigor failed the towering fantasy, But yet the will...That moves the sun in heaven, and all the stars." We ought to say, in behalf of this publication, that whosoever wants Gary's version will rejoice, at...
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Dante as Philosopher, Patriot, and Poet: With an Analysis of the Divina ...

Vincenzo Botta - 1865 - 413 pages
...and therein How placed : but the flight was not for my wing ; Had not a flash darted athwart my mind, And, in the spleen, unfolded what it sought. Here...impelled, That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars.* * Paradiso, xxxiii. THE END. ^ 1 ^ . This book should be returned to the Library on or before the last...
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Robert Henry Hendershot; Or, The Brave Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock

William Sumner Dodge - 1867 - 202 pages
...may it be ever active, ever onward, and to use the sweet simile of Dante in his Vision of Paradise " Like a wheel In even motion, by the love impelled That moves the sun in heaven and all the stara." 202 ...
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Saint Pauls [afterw.] The Saint Pauls magazine, ed. by A. Trollope, Volume 8

Anthony Trollope - 1871
...VOL. vni. F " Vigour failed tho towering fantasy : But yet the will roll'd onward like a wheel In oven motion, by the love impelled, That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars." * In the "Paradiso," the religious preponderates over the political or historical aspect of the poem...
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Catholic progress, Volume 3

Young men's Catholic assoc - 1874
...conceived. He looked, and loved, and looked again, till at last — Vigour failed the towering phantasy ; But yet the will rolled onward, like a wheel In even...impelled That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars. The Divina Commedia was at an end. HWL ABRAHAM IN EGYPT. IT is always interesting to combine the sacred...
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The Church of Thibet, and the Historical Analogies of Buddhism and ...

William Wordsworth - Buddhism - 1877 - 51 pages
...Paradisco, canto xxxiii. THE CHURCH OF THIBET 47 "Here vigour failed the towering phantasy, But still the will rolled onward like a wheel In even motion,...impelled That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars." The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below. If another user P!aces...
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Christian ideals and hopes: an argument from moral beauty

Richard St.John Tyrwhitt - Aesthetics - 1883 - 162 pages
...end of Dante's Divine Comedy, — " Hers vigour failed the towering fantasy, But yet the will roll'd onward, like a wheel In even motion, by the Love impelled That moves the sun in heaven and all the stars 1," — (Gary's Dante, Paradise, xxxiii. 132) we might go on to conceive for ourselves, as believers...
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