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Canto VII quotes

View Quote "Pape Satàn, pape Satàn aleppe!"
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View Quote Then he turned round unto that bloated lip,⁠And said: "Be silent, thou accursed wolf;⁠Consume within thyself with thine own rage.Not causeless is this journey to the abyss;⁠Thus is it willed on high, where Michael wrought⁠Vengeance upon the proud adultery."
View Quote lines 7-12 (tr. Longfellow)
View Quote Justice of God, ah! who heaps up so manyNew toils and sufferings as I beheld?⁠And why doth our transgression waste us so?
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View Quote Vain thought thou entertainest;⁠The undiscerning life which made them sordid⁠Now makes them unto all discernment dim.
View Quote lines 52-54 (tr. Longfellow)
View Quote Ché tutto l'oro ch'è sotto la lunae che già fu, di quest'anime stanchepoterebbe farne posare una.
View Quote For all the gold that is beneath the moon,Or ever has been, of these weary soulsCould never make a single one repose.
View Quote lines 64–66 (tr. Longfellow).
View Quote O creatures imbecile,⁠What ignorance is this which doth beset you?
View Quote lines 70-71 (tr. Longfellow)
View Quote Let us descend now unto greater woe;⁠Already sinks each star that was ascending⁠When I set out, and loitering is forbidden.
View Quote lines 97-99 (tr. Longfellow)
View Quote Fixed in the mire they say, 'We sullen were⁠In the sweet air, which by the sun is gladdened,⁠Bearing within ourselves the sluggish reek;Now we are sullen in this sable mire.'⁠This hymn do they keep gurgling in their throats,⁠For with unbroken words they cannot say it.
View Quote lines 121-126 (tr. Longfellow)
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