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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 22: DEVILS FIGHT

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** Devils like to fight Devil finds excuse to fight Devils fall in pitch *** The devil Calcabrina realizes that the grafter is attempting to escape, but he allows the grafter to attempt the escape. Calcabrina wants … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 22: FRAUD IN ACTION

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** Grafter fools devils Says he will help them, but then He jumps and escapes *** NOTE: The black devils capture a grafter who says that he will help them to capture seven other sinners whom they … Continue reading

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“A puzzle without a solution is a work of art.”

via “A puzzle without a solution is a work of art.”

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 22: FROG-LIKE GRAFTERS

https://pixabay.com/en/frog-pond-animal-water-frog-3006496/ *** FROG-LIKE GRAFTERS *** Grafters look like frogs Raise back out of boiling pitch To get some relief ***

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Grift giving

Originally posted on t r e f o l o g y:
I wrap all my christmas gifts in garbage bags to save a step ?

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 21: MALACODA

https://pixabay.com/en/pitchfork-gallows-agricultural-tool-803884/ *** MALACODA *** The devil in charge Wants to harm Virgil but can’t Virgil does God’s work *** NOTE: Virgil tells Dante to hide until he can talk to the devils. He talks to their leader, Malacoda, and tells … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 21: MALEBRANCHE

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** MALEBRANCHE *** Name means “evil claws” Black devils carry pitchforks Torment the grafters *** NOTE: The Malebranche are black devils who make sure that the grafters stay in the boiling pitch and don’t get relief by … Continue reading

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