The London Quarterly Review Volume 82

The London Quarterly Review Volume 82

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1894 edition. Excerpt: ...makes one passing reference to her in his poems, and in his other works we only find her mentioned in the Convivio, I. I 3. In his Vita Nuoua, Dante lifts the veil and shows his domestic sanctuary to common eyes. Being ill, he fancied in his delirium that Beatrice found him dead, and spoke words mixed with dolorous sobs, and invited her dead lover to come with her. Some interesting quotations are given to show Dante's conception of home and home-life. His fervid and passionate worship of the Virgin has much of the filial element. The accounts given by Dante's biographers are compared in two brief sections. Then we come to his mother-in-law, of whom we scarcely know more than we do of his mother. The writer thinks she may have been a Madonna Lapa, a member of a Guelph family, of San Stefano a. Ponto, and brother to Master Philip, whose name appears in the negotiations for the peace of 1280. But the notice on whieh this supposition rests is not considered to be authentic. Lapa had a sister, Bice, married to Scorcia Lupicini. (February 15.)--Carlo Gioda's article on St. Carlo Borromeo and Giovanni Botero gives an interesting account of the early life of the great Archbishop of Milan. The Church has never had a bishop more obedient and more disposed to follow at any cost the smallest of her orders. He kept every rule faithfully and strictly. The many and great struggles which he had to sustain grew out of his firm persuasion that no one in his diocese, from the governor downwards, had any right to alter the precepts of the Church in anything. THE QUARTERLY Rn-vnzw or run M. EPISCOPAL Cannon SouTn.--Bishop Haywood's article, " High Steeple and its Ofiicial Staff," is a serious indictment of the laymen of...show more

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  • Paperback | 162 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 299g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236961757
  • 9781236961754