Divina Commedia: Purgatorio

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Author: Dante Alighieri
Language: Italian
Wordcount: 34,295 / 123 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 4,626
mnybks.net#: 2000
Genre: Poetry
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in Utica la morte, ove lasciasti
la vesta ch’al gran dì sarà sì chiara.

Non son li editti etterni per noi guasti,
ché questi vive e Minòs me non lega;
ma son del cerchio ove son li occhi casti

di Marzia tua, che ’n vista ancor ti priega,
o santo petto, che per tua la tegni:
per lo suo amore adunque a noi ti piega.

Lasciane andar per li tuoi sette regni;
grazie riporterò di te a lei,
se d’esser mentovato là giù degni».

«Marzïa piacque tanto a li occhi miei
mentre ch’i’ fu’ di là», diss’ elli allora,
«che quante grazie volse da me, fei.

Or che di là dal mal fiume dimora,
più muover non mi può, per quella legge
che fatta fu quando me n’usci’ fora.

Ma se donna del ciel ti move e regge,
come tu di’, non c’è mestier lusinghe:
bastisi ben che per lei mi richegge.

Va dunque, e fa che tu costui ricinghe
d’un g

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