The Divine Comedy

(Cary Translation)

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Author: Dante Alighieri
Published: 1321
Language: English
Wordcount: 149,395 / 458 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.3
LoC Category: PQ
Audiobook: www.archive.org
Downloads: 37,952
mnybks.net#: 2002
Origin: gutenberg.org
More Info: en.wikipedia.org
Genres: Poetry, Audiobook

Translated by H.F. Cary.

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hell at length
Restore her, thence by envy first let loose.
I for thy profit pond'ring now devise,
That thou mayst follow me, and I thy guide
Will lead thee hence through an eternal space,
Where thou shalt hear despairing shrieks, and see
Spirits of old tormented, who invoke
A second death; and those next view, who dwell
Content in fire, for that they hope to come,
Whene'er the time may be, among the blest,
Into whose regions if thou then desire
T' ascend, a spirit worthier then I
Must lead thee, in whose charge, when I depart,
Thou shalt be left: for that Almighty King,
Who reigns above, a rebel to his law,
Adjudges me, and therefore hath decreed,
That to his city none through me should come.
He in all parts hath sway; there rules, there holds
His citadel and throne. O happy those,
Whom there he chooses!" I to him in few:
"Bard! by that God, whom thou didst not adore,
I do beseech thee (that this ill and worse
I may escap

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