Sunday, August 30, 2009

Annotations on a pair of poems

The Three Graces: Aglaea ("Beauty"), Euphrosyne ("Mirth"), and Thalia ("Good Cheer") by Antonio Canova.

Some notes from Dartmouth on L'Allegro and Il Penseroso:


For Massacre at Piedmont, see Jeremiah 2.27:

27 Saying559 to a stock,6086 Thou859 art my father;1 and to a stone,68 Thou859 hast brought me forth:3205 for3588 they have turned6437 their back6203 unto413 me, and not3808 their face:6440 but in the time6256 of their trouble7451 they will say,559 Arise,6965 and save3467 us.

The whore of Babylon in Revelation is relevant:

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