The Poetical Works Of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. In Four Volumes (volume 4)

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byHenry Wadsworth Longfellow

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Passed through my mind, but it is gone again: I spake too hastily. JULIA. I pray you, show me What you have done. MICHAEL ANGELO. Not yet; it is not finished. PART SECOND I. MONOLOGUE. A room in Michael Angelo's house. MICHAEL ANGELO. Fled to Viterbo, the old Papal city Where once an Emperor, humbled in his pride, Held the Pope's stirrup, as his Holiness Alighted from his mule! A fugitive From Cardinal Caraffa's hate, who hurls His thunders at the house of the Colonna, With endless bitterness ! -- Among the nuns In Santa Catarina's convent hidden, Herself in soul a nun! And now she chides me For my too frequent letters, that disturb Her meditations, and that hinder me And keep me from my work; now graciously She thanks me for the crucifix I sent her, And says that she will keep it: with one hand Inflicts a wound, and with the other heals it. {Reading. "Profoundly I believed that God would grant you A supernatural faith to paint this Christ; I wished for that which now I see fulfilled So marvellously, exceeding all my wishes. Nor more could be desired, or even so much. And greatly I rejoice that you have made The angel on the right so beautiful; For the Archangel Michael will place you, You, Michael Angelo, on that new day, Upon the Lord's right hand! And waiting that, How can I better serve you than to pray To this sweet Christ for you, and to beseech you To hold me altogether yours in all things." Well, I will write less often, or no more, But wait her coming. No one born in Rome Can live elsewhere; but he must pine for Rome, And must return to it. I, who am born And bred a Tuscan and a Florentine, Feel the attraction, and I linger here As if I were a pebble in the pavement Trodden by priestly feet. This I endure, Because I breathe in Rome an atmosphere Heavy w...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1883. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... Passed through my mind, but it is gone again: I spake too hastily. JULIA. I pray you, show me What you have done. MICHAEL ANGELO. Not...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:118 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.25 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217364454

ISBN - 13:9780217364454

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