Monthly Archives: December 2017

Dante’s Inferno, Canto 27: Guido da Montefeltro

https://pixabay.com/en/cars-autos-accident-vehicle-crash-2469667/ *** GUIDO DA MONTEFELTRO *** He tried to scam God Not surprisingly, he failed Now he is in Hell *** NOTE: Guido da Montefeltro engaged in power politics for much of his adult life, and when he got old … Continue reading

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“Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today’s newspaper.” — Art of Quotation

“Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today’s newspaper.” Charles Peguy. French, poet, essayist, editor, Quotes for Now via “Homer is new this morning, and perhaps nothing is as old as today’s newspaper.” — Art of … Continue reading

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From: Art of Quotation… “the president is not America…His cabinet is not America. Congress is not America. We are America” — Art of Quotation

via From: Art of Quotation… “the president is not America…His cabinet is not America. Congress is not America. We are America” — Art of Quotation

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Dante’s INFERNO, Canto 26: forbidden knowledge

https://pixabay.com/en/addict-addiction-ashtray-bad-burnt-84430/ *** FORBIDDEN KNOWLEDGE *** Forbidden knowledge Knowledge of all human vices Experience, too *** NOTE: Ulysses wanted to know and experience all human virtues and all human vices. Pursuit of the knowledge and experience of all human virtues is … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 26: pietas

https://pixabay.com/en/baby-feet-father-mother-2717347/ *** PIETAS *** Respect for one’s wife Respect for one’s old father Respect for one’s son *** NOTE: Pietas is a Roman virtue that consists of duty and respect. A virtuous person does his duty to and shows respect … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 26: ULYSSES AND DIOMEDES

https://pixabay.com/en/fire-carbon-charcoal-hot-embers-2204171/ *** ULYSSES AND DIOMEDES *** Two sinners punished Together in burning flames Forever angry *** NOTE: Ulysses and Diomedes misused their great talents during the Trojan War, and they are punished together in one burning flame. They are forever … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 26: ULYSSES

Source: wikicommons (public domain) *** ULYSSES *** Evil deceiver Invented the Trojan horse Women, children died *** NOTE: One of the evil advisors punished in the eighth bolgia of Circle 8 is Ulysses, who came up with the idea of … Continue reading

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