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Note 7, page 282, line 30.
Conquerors on foreign shores, and the far wave. Alexander of Parma, Spinola, Pescara, Eugene of Savoy, Montecucco.
Note 8, page 282, last line.
Discoverers of new worlds, which take their name. Columbus, Americus Vespusius, Sebastian Cabot.
Note 9, page 284, line 1.
He who once enters in a tyrant's hall, &c.
A verse from the Greek tragedians, with which Pompey took leave of Cornelia on entering the boat in which he was slain.
Note 10, page 284, lines 3 and 4.
And the first day which sees the chain enthral, &c. The verse and sentiment are taken from Homer.
Note 11, page 284, line 21.
And he, their prince, shall rank among my peers. Petrarch.
Note 12, page 291, line 1.
A dome, its image.
The cupola of St. Peter's.
Note 13, page 291, line 11.
His chisel bid the Hebrew.
The statue of Moses on the monument of Julius II.
Di Giovanni Battista Zappi.
Chi è costui, che in dura pietra scolto,
Quest' è Mosè; ben me 'l diceva il folto
Onor del mento, e'l doppio raggio in fronte,
Tal era allor, che le sonanti, e vaste
Acque ei sospese a se d' intorno, e tale
Note 14, page 291, line 14.
Over the damn'd before the Judgment throne. The Last Judgment in the Sistine chapel.
Note 15, page 291, line 17.
The stream of his great thoughts shall spring from me. I have read somewhere (if I do not err, for I cannot recollect where) that Dante was so great a favourite of Michel Angiolo's, that he had designed the whole of the Divina Commedia; but that the volume containing these studies was lost by sea.
Note 16, page 292, line 6.
Her charms to pontiffs proud, who but employ, &c. See the treatment of Michel Angiolo by Julius II, and his neglect by Leo X.
Note 17, page 293, line 28.
"What have I done to thee, my people?"
"E scrisse più volte non solamente a particolari cittadini del reggimento, ma ancora al popolo, e intra l'altre una Epistola assai lunga che comincia :- Popule mi, quid feci tibi ?'"
Vita di Dante scritta da Lionardo Aretino.
"Now the Serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made."-Gen. iii. 1.