Dante

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Dante an Italian poet famous for writing the Divine Comedy that describes a journey through Hell and purgatory and paradise guided by Virgil and his idealized Beatrice (1265-1321)
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Quotations

  • Nicholas Goodison
    Nicholas Goodison
    “The inventor of the Xerox machine will, I am sure, find a special place reserved for him on one of the inner circles of Dante's Inferno.”
  • Francis Herbert Hedge
    Francis Herbert Hedge
    “Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which, if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or Shakespeare.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    John%20F.%20Kennedy
    “Dante once said that the hottest places in hell are reserved for those who in a period of moral crisis maintain their neutrality.”

Usage

In literature:

The relations and friends of Dante gave him a wife that his tears for Beatrice might cease.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
Dante was the father of modern poetry, and he may therefore claim a place in this connection.
"Hazlitt on English Literature" by Jacob Zeitlin
Dante understood the secret things of love even more than Petrarch.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
Your Dante, when he drew my likeness, forgot my attributes.
"La Sorcière: The Witch of the Middle Ages" by Jules Michelet
Dante's highest audacity could not transcend a material inferno.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
At the time of my visit to the asylum, he was deeply impressed with the delusion of imagining himself to be Dante.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Vol. 2, No. 8, January, 1851" by Various
BALLADS AND NARRATIVE POEMS BY DANTE GABRIEL ROSSETTI.
"The Art and Craft of Printing" by William Morris
Ariosto was here yesterday, and Dante and Petrarch afterwards.
"The Serapion Brethren," by Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann
But what she is, what she can be, it needs no Dante to discover.
"Margaret Fuller (Marchesa Ossoli)" by Julia Ward Howe
In other sites she resembled the picture that Dante made of Fortune and which an artist detached.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
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In poetry:

And yet it but seems like a shadow
Of things that can never be—
Did I ever work on a railway?
And did Dante follow me?
"An Old Copy Of Dante" by Alexander Anderson
Thus I like to think of Dante,
As he stept in light along;
Worshipping in golden visions,
She who came and woke his song.
"Dante" by Alexander Anderson
Then with a heart within me beating fast,
Knowing the poet now—
Dante, I whisper, and on me at last
He turns his weary brow.
"One of The Four In Song" by Alexander Anderson
And seems that welcome half profaned,
If, in your lap lain oft and long,
I cherish to have something drained
Of Dante's soul and Petrarch's song?
"Florence" by Alfred Austin
There is Ceprano, where a renegade
Was each Apulian, as great Dante saith,
When Manfred by his men-at-arms betrayed
Spurred on to Benevento and to death.
"Monte Cassino. Terra Di Lavoro. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The Fourth)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For there was Milton like a seraph strong,
Beside him Shakespeare bland and mild;
And there the world-worn Dante grasp'd his song,
And somewhat grimly smiled.
"The Palace of Art" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

The schoolyard video clearly showed the two females leaving (pursuant to Dante 's orders) well before any ground stabilization occurred.
Prison Mash-Up With Dante 's "Inferno" Set For Hartford's Charter Oak.
A mash-up of Dante 's Inferno and life behind bars in a maximum-security women's prison in Connecticut, the play "To See the Stars" will be presented April 14 at the.
More than two weeks after he was shot in an alleged hate crime at the Columbia Heights IHOP, 31-year-old Dante Thomas still has a bullet inside him.
How in the heck did Danica Patrick's introduction to the Daytona 500 turn into a NASCAR version of Dante 's Inferno.
"Dating Walter Dante " at the Raven Theatre ?
Echoes of Drew Peterson saga in ' Dante '.
Longtime Florida State commitment Dante Fowler Jr (St. Petersburg, FL/Lakewood Senior) talks about his decision to commit instead to Florida.
We didn't play football,' says disgusted Leos cornerback Dante Marsh.
Joe Dante helms New Films Cinema pic.
New Films Cinema has tapped Dylan Walsh and Robert Englund to star in horror movie "Air Disturbance " with Joe Dante directing.
Christian Baldini and his wife Matilda Hofman enjoy an outing at the Davis Farmers Market with their sons, Dante, who will be 4 in November, and Lorenzo, who turned 2 in August.
Timberwolves' Wayne Ellington -for-Dante Cunningham trade official.
Boston Celtics power forward Jeff Green, front left, drives against Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Dante Cunningham (33) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Boston, Wednesday, Dec 5, 2012.
Dante Cunningham, left, with his mother.
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In science:

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Variational Principles in General Relativity
Dante that contains basically the same calculation restricted to the case z = 2. We note that this energy term, can be explicitely written as an analytical function of P ∗ , but we have omitted it for simplicity.
Exact calculation of the energy contributions to the T=0 random-field Ising model with metastable dynamics on the Bethe lattice
O voi che siete in piccioletta barca, desiderosi d’ascoltar, seguiti dietro al mio legno che cantando varca, tornate a riveder li vostri liti: non vi mettete in pelago, ch´e, forse, perdendo me, rimarreste smarriti. (Dante, Div.
Permutation Orbifolds in Conformal Field Theories and String Theory
Grebel, Doug Geisler, and Dante Minniti, eds.
The globular cluster system of M31
The EVN has an active collaboration with several national academic network organizations and the European network Dante/G ´eant.
A Review of VLBI Instrumentation
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