The fine arts in Italy in their religious aspect, letters from Rome &c. tr. by E. and E. Higginson, with corrections and additions by the author

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Página 143 - Per 1' altru' impoverir se' ricca e grande; Poi che di mal oprar tanto ti giova: Nido di tradimenti, in cui si cova Quanto mal per lo mondo oggi si spande; Di vin serva, di letti e di vivande, In cui lussuria fa 1' ultima prova. Per le camere tue fanciulle e vecchi Vanno trescando, e Belzebub in mezzo Co' mantici e col foco e con gli specchi.
Página 143 - Scola d' errori, e tempio d' eresia ; Già Roma, or Babilonia falsa e ria, Per cui tanto si piagne e si sospira : O fucina d' inganni, o prigion dira, Ove '1 ben more, e '1 mal si nutre e cria ; Di vivi inferno ; un gran miracol fia Se Cristo teco al fine non s' adira. Fondata in casta ed umil povertate, Contra tuoi fondatori alzi le corna, Putta sfacciata : e dov...
Página 255 - And there appeared a great wonder in heaven ; a woman clothed with the sun, and the moon under her feet, and upon her head a crown of twelve stars.
Página 200 - The curious result is a style in which the horizontal and vertical lines equally predominate, and which, while it wants alike the lateral extension and repose of the Grecian, and the lofty upward tendency and pyramidal majesty of the Gothic, is yet replete with many an interesting and valuable architectural lesson.
Página 229 - Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools. And changed the glory of the incorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and four-footed beasts, and creeping things.
Página 128 - Volat avis sine meta Quo nee vates nee propheta Evolavit altius. Tam implenda quaiu impleta Nunquam vidit tot secreta Purus homo, purius.
Página 143 - Per l' altru' impoverir se' ricca e grande ; Poi che di mal oprar tanto ti giova : Nido di tradimenti , in cui si cova Quanto mal per lo mondo oggi si spande : Di vin serva , di letti , e di vivande } In cui lussuria fa...
Página 91 - And the woman was clothed in purple and scarlet, and adorned with gold and precious stones and pearls, having in her hand a gold cup full of abominations and of the unclean things of her immorality, 5 and upon her forehead a name was written, a mystery, "BABYLON THE GREAT, THE MOTHER OF HARLOTS AND OF THE ABOMINATIONS OF THE EARTH.

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