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Divine Comedy: Paradise

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Author: Dante Alighieri
Language: English
Wordcount: 50,055 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.7
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 1,008 2012
Genre: Poetry

Translated by Norton

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CANTO XXVII. Denunciation by St. Peter of his degenerate
successors.--Dante gazes upon the Earth.--Ascent of Beatrice and Dante to the Crystalline Heaven.--Its nature.--Beatrice rebukes the covetousness of mortals.

CANTO XXVIII. The Heavenly Hierarchy.

CANTO XXIX. Discourse of Beatrice concerning the creation and nature of the Angels.--She reproves the presumption and
foolishness of preachers.

CANTO XXX. Ascent to the Empyrean.--The River of Light.--The celestial Rose.--The seat of Henry VII.--The last words of

CANTO XXXI. The Rose of Paradise.--St. Bernard.--Prayer to
Beatrice.--The glory of the Blessed Virgin.

CANTO XXXII. St. Bernard describes the order of the Rose, and points out many of the Saints.--The children in Paradise.--The angelic festival.--The patricians of the Court of Heaven.

CANTO XXXIII. Prayer to the Virgin.--The Beatific Vision.--The Ultimate Salvation.


CANTO I. Proem.--Invocation.--Beat



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