[ US /ˈdɑnteɪ/ ]
  1. 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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  • The program started off ascetically with "Six Studies in English Folksong" which the program warned us were "very melancholic," continued with a song cycle for violin and tenor called "Along the Field" to poems by A.E. Houseman, and finished off the first half with insanely Pre-Raphaelite lushness to a song cycle set to Dante Gabriel Rosetti poems called "The House of Life. Thomas Glenn Sings Vaughan Williams
  • He might have confirmed the relation between dumbness and darkness from the acutest metaphysician among poets, in Dante's _ove il sol tace_. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 34, August, 1860
  • Pray publish the Dante and the _Pulci_ (the _Prophecy of Dante_, I mean). Life of Lord Byron, Vol. 5 (of 6) With His Letters and Journals
  • The highest expression of nineteenth century neoclassicism is seen in the wonderful mural, based on Dante's Divine Comedy, by Jacobo Gálvez and Gerardo Suárez on the dome of the Degollado Theater. Murals come to life in the Florence of Mexico: Guadalajara
  • Or Eliot, who wrote on the Metaphysicals, Marvell, Dryden, Blake, Wordsworth, Baudelaire and, of course, Dante, as well as many other writers.
  • As Dante started forward, Heather at his side, Astarte blocked his path, panic rippling across her face, flecking her eyes with gold. Etched in Bone
  • The epigraph, a quotation from Dante, further obscures the atmosphere.
  • Dante would usually take over and spoon-feed me, making my situation all the more degrading.
  • Many believers accept the broad seven deadly sins or "capital vices" laid down in the 6th century by Pope Gregory the Great and popularised in the Middle Ages by Aquinas, and by Dante in The Inferno.
  • The reflections and soliloquies of Artamène recur; but a not unimportant, although subordinate, new character appears -- not as the first example, but as the foremost representative, in the novel, of the great figure of the "confidante" -- in Martésie, Mandane's chief maid of honour. A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800
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