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In Your Dreams Flat Boy!

That Flat Boy thinks HER and Aunt Tere’s vacation is all about him…he smuggled himself into HER carry-on and now he thinks that even the airline is about him… 9 more words

Dante's Inferno, Canto 13: Pier delle Vigne

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PIER DELLE VIGNE (PETER OF THE VINES)

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Loyal to this man:

Holy Roman Emperor;

Disloyal to God

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NOTE: Pier delle Vigne blames Envy for his committing suicide. 46 more words

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Dante's Inferno, Canto 13: EXILE

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Failure, loss, exile

Time to commit suicide?

Dante must say no

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NOTE: After his political party loses power, Dante will go into exile and he will be tempted to commit suicide, like Pier delle Vigne did. 55 more words

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Hey Grandma: Flat Boy is waiting for his ride!

Hey Dante’s Grandma: Your Flat Boy version of your Little Guy is here…I’m waiting for my ride…Dante says he gets a ride whenever he’s a good boy….I’ve been very very good! 44 more words

Book Review: Divine Comedy

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, translated by John Ciardi

Rating 4/5 stars

Pages: 894

Published: Sometime between 1308-1320

Genre: Classic, religious, fiction

Favorite Quote: “The more a thing is perfect, the more it feels pleasure and pain” AND “The devil is not as black as he is painted” 139 more words

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Dante's Inferno, Canto 13: grubby shrubs

Engraver: Auguste Doré

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Wood of grubby shrubs

Each contains a suicide

Break a branch, blood flows

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NOTE: The shrubs found here contain the souls of the suicides. 57 more words

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Lady Lilith

Lady Lilith is an oil painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti originally painted in 1866 using his mistress, Fanny Cornforth, as a model. At the insistence of shipping magnate Frederick Richards Leyland, Lady Lilith was partly repainted in 1868 using the face of Alexa Wilding. 246 more words

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