"Silence the angry man with
Silence the ill natured man with kindness.
the miser with generosity.
Silence the liar with truth."
"To our great surprise,
the internal mental process
Ode to Paradise
Then saw I clearly how each spot in
Is Paradise, though with like gracious dew
The supreme virtue show'r
not over all.
Contemplate here the wonder I unfold.
The nature with its
Maker thus conjoin'd,
forged first was blameless, pure and good;
through itself alone was driven forth
From Paradise, because it had
The Way of Truth and
Life, to evil turn'd.
Your nature, which entirely in its seed
Trangress'd, from these
distinctions fell, no less
Than from its state in Paradise.
"Long as the joy of Paradise shall last,
Our love shall shine around
that raiment, bright,
fervent; fervent, as in vision blest;
And that as far in blessedness
As it hath grave beyond its virtue great.
Our shape, regarmented with
Of saintly flesh, must, being thus entire,
more gracious. Therefore shall increase,
Whate'er of light, gratuitous, imparts
The Supreme Good; light,
The better disclose his glory: whence
needs increasing, much increase
The fervour, which it kindles; and that
The ray, that comes from it. But as the greed
Which gives out
flame, yet it its whiteness shines
More lively than that, and so preserves
Its proper semblance; thus this circling sphere
Of splendour, shall
to view less radiant seem,
Than shall our fleshly robe, which yonder earth
Now covers. Nor will such excess of light
O'erpower us, in corporeal
Firm, and susceptible of all delight."
O most exceeding grace
divine! to whom,
As now to thee, hath twice
the heav'nly gate
Been e'er unclos'd?" so spake the light; whence I
Turn'd me toward him;
then unto my dame
My sight directed, and on either side
waited me; for in her eyes
Was lighted such a smile, I thought that mine
Had div'd unto the bottom
of my grace
And of my bliss in Paradise. Forthwith
To hearing and
to sight grateful alike,
The spirit to his poem added things
understood not, so profound
Yet not of choice but
Mysterious; for his high
Beyond the mark of mortals. When the flight
transport had so spent its rage,
That nearer to the level of our thought
The speech descended, the first sounds I heard
Were, "Best he thou,
At the sweet sounds of comfort straight I turn'd;
And, in the saintly eyes what compassion was seen,
I leave in silence
here: nor through distrust
Of my words only, but that to such bliss
The mind remounts not without aid. Thus much
Yet may I speak; that, as I
gaz'd on her,
Affection found no room for other wish.
everlasting pleasure, that did full
Mercedes shine, with second
From her fair countenance my gladden'd soul
vanquishing me with a beam
Of her soft smile, she spake: "Turn thee, and
These eyes are not thy only Paradise."
"I am not worthy, of my
That thou shouldst answer me; but for her sake,
vouchsaf'd my asking, spirit blest!
That in thy joy art shrouded! say the
Which bringeth thee so near: and wherefore, say,
the sweet symphony of
Keep silence here, pervading with such sounds
devotion ev'ry lower sphere?"
I was as one, when a forgotten
Doth come across him, and he strives in vain
To shape it in his
gracious boon was proffer'd me,
Which never may be cancel'd from the book,
Wherein the past is written. Now were all
to sound, that have on sweetest milk
Of Polyhymnia and her sisters fed
And fatten'd, not with all their help to boot,
Unto the thousandth
parcel of the truth,
My song might shadow forth that saintly smile,
flow merely in her saintly looks it wrought.
And with such figuring of
The sacred strain must leap, like one, that meets
interruption to his road.
"Glory to the Father, to
And to the
Holy Spirit," rang aloud
Throughout all Paradise, that with the song
My spirit reel'd, so
passing sweet the strain:
And what I saw was equal ecstasy;
One universal smile it seem'd of
Imperishable life of peace and compassion,
Exhaustless riches and unmeasur'd bliss.
Before mine eyes stood the four
And that, which first had come, began to wax
brightness, and in semblance such became,
As Jove might be, if he and Mars
And interchang'd their plumes.
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