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THE

DIVINE COMEDY

DANTE ALIGHIERI .

TRANSLATED BY

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW

I follow here the footing of thy feete

That with thy meaning so I may the rather meete

Spenser.

VOL. III.

LONDON

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS

The Broadway, Ludgate

1867

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CONTENTS

OF VOL. III.

PAR AD I SO.

CANTO I.

Page

The Ascent to the First Heaven i

CANTO II.

The First Heaven, or that of the Moon, in which are seen the Spirits of those

who, having taken Monastic Vows, were forced to violate them ... 8

CANTO III.
Piccarda and Constance 15

CANTO IV.
Questionings of the Soul and of Broken Vows 21

CANTO V.

Compensations. Ascent to the Second Heaven, or that of Mercury, where are
seen the Spirits of those who for the Love of Fame achieved great Deeds. 28

CANTO VI.
Justinian. — The Roman Eagle. — Romeo 34

CANTO VII.

Beatrice's Discourse of the Incarnation, the Immortality of the Soul, and the
Resurrection of the Body 41

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