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  • Yesterday, when working on Cornelia's lameto, "Priva son d'ogni conforto" from GF Handel's Giulio Cesare*, I kept hitting a harmonic ceiling.

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  • Kim Addonizio's new book of poems begins with two quotations, one from Virgil's Aeneid ("Each of us must suffer his own demanding ghost.") and one from Dante's Inferno ("lo venni in luogo d'ogni luce muto"), which means, roughly: I came into a place where light was all silent.

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  • Yesterday, when working on Cornelia's lameto, "Priva son d'ogni conforto" from GF Handel's Giulio Cesare*, I kept hitting a harmonic ceiling.

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  • Kim Addonizio's new book of poems begins with two quotations, one from Virgil's Aeneid ("Each of us must suffer his own demanding ghost.") and one from Dante's Inferno ("lo venni in luogo d'ogni luce muto"), which means, roughly: I came into a place where light was all silent.

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  • He took the following Italian words for his text: -- "Tanto e il ben che aspetto, che d'ogni pena mi diletto:" which means -- "the good which I hope for is so great, that to obtain it all suffering is pleasurable."

    The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi

  • This question of measurement is, as you are probably aware, one much vexed in art schools; but it is determined indisputably by the very first words written by Lionardo: "Il giovane deve prima imparare prospettiva, _per le misure d'ogni cosa_."

    Lectures on Art Delivered before the University of Oxford in Hilary term, 1870

  • _Così fra mille crepacuori mori uno de 'più eccellenti artefici del mundo; che oltre al suo valore pittorìco avrebbe più d'ogni altri maritato di viver sempre per l'onestà personale.

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  • 'L'edizione [Manuale tipografico, 1788] … non ha prefazione e volutamente si diede ad essa un valore del tutto tecnico perchè l'intima ragione di questo lavoro (sfuggita fino ad ora agli esperti) piaque assai poco alla Corte di Ferdinando, come annota il Mazza in una lettera confidenziale (1790) da me vista in une collezione privata milanese: « … da questo capo d'opera, ove si ammirano li più svariati caratteri, traspira una certa aura di romanità al di là d'ogni tolleranza … » È infatti all'ideale di una

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  • a history of universal literature; this work he wrote at intervals from 1782 to 1799, and published under the title "Dell'origine, progresso e stato attuale d'ogni letteratura".

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 16 [Supplement]

  • He took the following Italian words for his text: ” “Tanto e il ben che aspetto, che d'ogni pena mi diletto:” which means ” “the good which I hope for is so great, that to obtain it all suffering is pleasurable.”

    The Life and Legends of Saint Francis of Assisi

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