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" How strange the sculptures that adorn these towers ! This crowd of statues, in whose folded sleeves Birds build their nests ; while canopied with leaves Parvis and portal bloom like trellised bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers... "
Christian History in Its Three Great Periods - Page 267
by Joseph Henry Allen - 1884
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18

1866
...the above description is most unsatisfactory. ON TRANSLATING THE DIVINA COMMEDIA. FOURTH SONNET. HOW strange the sculptures that adorn these towers...minster seems a cross of flowers! But fiends and dragons from the gargoyled eaves Watch the dead Christ between the living thieves, And underneath the traitor...
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The Living Age, Volume 93

1867
...the sculptures that adorn these towers I This crowd of statues, in whose folded sleeves Birds huild their nests ; while canopied with leaves Parvis and...a cross of flowers ! But fiends and dragons on the gargoylcd eaves Watch the dead Christ between the living thieves, And, underneath, the traitor Judas...
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - 1867 - 760 pages
...whose folded sleeves Birds build their nests ; while canopied with leave* Parvis ana portal bio >;n like trellised bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers ! But fiends and dragons 0:1 the gargoyled eaves Watch the dead Christ between the living thieves, And, underneath, the traitor...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1868 - 633 pages
...dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait. How strange the sculptures that adorn these towers I This crowd of statues, in whose folded sleeves Birds...flowers ! But fiends and dragons on the gargoyled eaves Watuh the dead Christ between the living thieves, And, underneath, the traitor Judas lowers ! Ah !...
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The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 1

Dante Alighieri - 1870
...time disconsolate To inarticulate murmurs dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait T "I OW strange the sculptures that adorn these towers ! This...bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers ! t But fiends and dragons on the gargoyled eaves Watch the dead Christ between the living thieves,...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...of the time disconsolate To inarticulate murmurs dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait. as thou wilt, but spare this bo anil portal bloom like trellised bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers ! But fiends...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1872
...of the time disconsolate To inarticulate murmurs dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait. How strange the sculptures that adorn these towers...whose folded sleeves Birds build their nests ; while cdnopied with leaves Parvis and portal bloom like trellised bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross...
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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 2

William Cullen Bryant - 1877
...tumult of the time disconsolate To inarticulate murmurs dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait How strange the sculptures that adorn these towers...canopied with leaves Parvis and portal bloom like trelliscd bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers ! But fiends and dragons on the gargoyled...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Reprinted from the Revised ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1877 - 584 pages
...of the time disconsolate To inarticulate murmurs dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait n. How strange the sculptures that adorn these towers!...sleeves Birds build their nests ; while canopied with leave? Parvis and portal bloom like trellised bowers, And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1877 - 644 pages
...dies away, While the eternal ages watch and wait. How strange the sculptures that adorn these towers I This crowd of statues, in whose folded sleeves Birds build their nests ; while canopied with leaves And the vast minster seems a cross of flowers I But fiends and dragons on the gargoyled eaves Watch...
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