The Penance Of Hugo; A Vision On The French Revolution, In The Manner Of Dante, In Four Cantos…

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byVincenzo Monti

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1805 Excerpt: ... "My prayers to Heaven aspir'd, it open'd soon, And boundless Mercy gave the rapt'rous boon, Such as the heirs of high Salvation know." Thus as he spoke, the list'ning spirit gaz'd, With mingled dread, and hope, and wonder 'maz'd, And floods of hallow'd grief began to flow. He seem'd a flow'ret, hung with pearly tears, Before the jocund Lord of light appears To paint the morning mists with colours gay. And now the mingling souls, with strict embrace, And gentle parley, tell the work of grace, And move and speak, like denizens of day. Then bowing to the cross, the heavenly Three In dulcet strains of holy harmony Hallow'd the power that bids the flinty vein O'er the burnt soil its liquid treasures send, And draws the struggling souls, that heavenward tend. With that eternal arm which all sustains. Viz. the two spirits and the delegated angel. The Saint a signal of departure gave, With kind salute, the tenants of the grave Unite, and part, like rays of transient light At opening morn. And one expectant stood; To see Heaven's vengeance smite the sons of blood, To Rhosne her brother flew, as swift as sight. Then by Avignon, doom'd to heavenly wrath,W His pinions spread above the vale of death, With native slaughter stain'd, and drunk with blood. Avignon, to its former faith untrue, Avignon, nurst of old with heavenly dew, Who left her pasture for envenom'd food. She Iov'd to litter with Lutetian swine, And champ her husks obscene, for cates divine. Lur'd by that witch, by whose enchanting rod The waters of Sequana sink or swell, With her she loves to feed, with her to dwell, True to the banquet of the bloated God. Lutetia, old name of Paris. Garonne, Gehennas rocks they leave behind, And thro' the turbid air in circles wind, And hear the hovering spectres of th...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1805 Excerpt: ... "My prayers to Heaven aspir'd, it open'd soon, And boundless Mercy gave the rapt'rous boon, Such as the heirs of high Salvation ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 7, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217363652

ISBN - 13:9780217363655

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