Excerpt from The Divine Comedy: Being the Vision of Dante Alighieri

The Translation of the Second and Third Parts, The Purgatory and The Paradise, was begun long before the First, and as early as the year 1797; but, owing to many interruptions, not concluded till the summer before last. On a retrospect of the time and exertions that have been thus employed, I do not regard those hours as the least happy of my life, during which (to use the eloquent language of Mr. Cole ridge) my individual recollections have been suspended, and lulled to sleep amid the music of nobler thoughts; nor that study misapplied, which has familiarized me with one of the sublimest efforts of the human invention.

To those, who shall be at the trouble of examining into the degree of accuracy with which the task has been executed, I may be allowed to suggest, that their judgment should not be formed on a comparison with any single text of my Author.

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Titre :The Divine Comedy: Being the Vision of Dante Alighieri (Classic Reprint)
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :548 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.11 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :548 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.11 po
Publié le :29 novembre 2018
Publié par :FB&C Ltd
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781332812028

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