This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...be that the lineaments tho'u wearest do not belie thee, thou art Venedico Caccianimico: but what doth bring thee to such, a rasping ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...be that the lineaments tho'u wearest do not belie thee, thou art Venedico Caccianimico: but what doth bring thee to such, a rasping pickle?" And he made answer to me: " I tell it sore against my will: but thy clear utterance con-straineth me, bidding me call to mind the world of other days. I was he who lured the lovely Ghisola to do the Marquis's will, however the distasteful story may be told. And I am not the only native of Bologna that sorroweth here--nay rather, the place is filled so full of them, that tongues so many are not this moment taught to say ' aye truly ' in all the land between Savena and Reno's stream: and if thou dost desire or proof or evidence of this, recall to mind our people's greedy heart." And as he spake the words, a demon smote him with his thong, and cried: " Begone, pander! there are no women here to turn to coin." I came back to my escort: then, after a few steps, we reached a place where a craggy ridge projected from the bank. This we ascended with but little difficulty, and turning to the right upon its jagged brow, we went our way from out of those everlasting circles. When we were come to where it gapes below, to form a passage for the scourged ones, my Guide said: " Stay thy step, and let the vision of these other sin-born souls come full upon thee, whose features up to this thou hast not looked upon, by reason of their having gone as we were going." Compare Aristophanes, Pax, Kovpav xal Kov$vov fyov tTr' dvry. From the old bridge we watched the train that came towards us on the other side, and whom the whip drave on in fashion as before. My gentle Master, or ever I had asked him, said to me: " Mark yonder towering one that cometh on, and seemeth not to shed a tear for all his suffering. How like a king's the...Read Less
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