Dante, Inferno. Canto II

Study Canto II of Dante’s Inferno. Day was departing, and the embrowned airReleased the animals that are on earthFrom their fatigues; and I the only one Made myself ready to sustain the war,Both of the way and likewise of the woe,Which memory that errs not shall retrace. O Muses, O … Read more

Dante, Inferno. Canto I

Study Canto I of Dante’s Inferno. Midway upon the journey of our lifeI found myself within a forest dark,For the straightforward pathway had been lost. Ah me! how hard a thing it is to sayWhat was this forest savage, rough, and stern,Which in the very thought renews the fear. So … Read more