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By hero, we tend to mean a heightened man who, more than other men, possesses qualities of courage, loyalty, resourcefulness, char ...
How much longer will I be able to inhabit the divine sepulcher
Of life, my great love?
There sighs, lamentations and loud wailings resounded through the starless air, so that at first it made me weep; strange tongues, ...
This miserable state is borne by the wretched souls of those who lived without disgrace and without praise.
The infernal storm, eternal in its rage, sweeps and drives the spirits with its blast; it whirls them, lashing them with punishmen ...
Midway along the journey of our life [Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita] I woke to find myself in a dark wood, for I had wandere ...
There is no greater sorrow than to recall a happy time in the midst of wretchedness.
If anyone should want to know my name, I am called Leah. And I spend all my time weaving garlands of flowers with my fair hands, t ...
O power of fantasy that steals our minds from things outside, to leave us unaware, although a thousand trumpets may blow loud--wha ...
Honor the greatest poet.
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