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Poems of the late Francis S. Key

Francis Scott Key

Poems of the late Francis S. Key

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Published by R. Carter & Brothers in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Preface signed: Henry V. D. Johns

Statementwith an introductory letter by Chief Justice Taney
ContributionsTaney, Roger Brooke, 1777-1864
The Physical Object
Paginationix p., 1 leaf, 13-203 p. ;
Number of Pages203
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14969755M

The phrase is a quote from the fourth canto of the Inferno, depicting Virgil's welcome as he returns among the great ancient poets spending eternity in limbo. The work is much more assured and on a larger scale than anything he had produced in Florence; it is likely he would have undertaken such a work only after he realized his political ambitions, which had been central to him up to his banishment, had been halted for some time, possibly forever. Key s poetry ; but ventures to ask the reader s eye, for the stanza in this piece descrip tive of the scene when the Saviour s power, and the mother s falling tear, and the abated " fever s rage," are grouped in a manner so inimitably beautiful. He did not intend to practice as one, but a law issued in required nobles aspiring to public office to be enrolled in one of the Corporazioni delle Arti e dei Mestieri, so Dante obtained admission to the Apothecaries' Guild.

Some speculative sources claim he visited Paris between andand other sources even less trustworthy took him to Oxford : these claims, first occurring in Boccaccio 's book on Dante several decades after his death, seem inspired by readers who were impressed with the poet's wide learning and erudition. He also had a complex, some might say contradictory, stance on race. Paradiso seems to have been published posthumously. Real poetry is a rare birth amid the deformities of a blighted world. On April 30,in honor of the th anniversary of Dante's death, Pope Benedict XV promulgated an encyclical named In praeclara summorumcalling him one "of the many celebrated geniuses of whom the Catholic faith can boast" and the "pride and glory of humanity". Where each radiant star gleamed a meteor of war, And the turbaned heads bowed to its terrible glare, Now, mixed with the olive, the laurel shall wave, And form a bright wreath for the brows of the brave.

The British ceased their attack and left the area. This profession was not inappropriate since at that time books were sold from apothecaries' shops. Florence under the Black Guelphs therefore considered Dante an absconder. The work, which relied heavily on visualizations of what he witnessed, would come to be known as the "Defence of Fort M'Henry" and was printed in handbills and newspapers, including the Baltimore Patriot.


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He finished Paradiso and Poems of the late Francis S. Key book in aged 56 while returning to Ravenna from a diplomatic mission to Venice, possibly of malaria contracted there.

It has been suggested that a knowledge of Dante's work also underlies some of the illuminations in Francesco da Barberino's earlier Officiolum [c. Key s poetry ; but ventures to ask the reader s eye, for the stanza in this piece descrip tive of the scene when the Saviour s power, and the mother s falling tear, and the abated " fever s rage," are grouped in a manner so inimitably beautiful.

Where each radiant star gleamed a meteor of war, And the turbaned heads bowed to its terrible glare, Now, mixed with the olive, the laurel shall wave, And form a bright wreath for the brows of the brave. For Dante, exile was nearly a form of death, stripping him of much of his identity and his heritage.

Key, Esq. The phrase is a quote from the Poems of the late Francis S. Key book canto of the Inferno, depicting Virgil's welcome as he returns among the great ancient poets spending eternity in limbo.

If anything need be said in the form of a motive for asking permission to give this vol ume to the public, it must be found in a deep and cher ished respect for its author, and the settled conviction that his poems cannot fail to gratify the lover of the pure and beautiful, in every land.

The work, which relied heavily on visualizations of what he witnessed, would come to be known as the "Defence of Fort M'Henry" and was printed in handbills and newspapers, including the Baltimore Patriot. It is also noticeable that Beatrice has returned to his imagination with renewed force and with a wider meaning than in the Vita Nuova; in Convivio written c.

Byhe'd set up his legal practice in Georgetown, then an independent municipality within Washington, D. A more gifted intellect, the writer of these lines, has never met with, and hence, has entertained the opinion, that it was due to the "literature of song," and would prove a most ac ceptable contribution to the limited classic poetry of 4 our country, that the effusions of a mind so pure and beautiful, should go forth, and gratify the general reader.

He refused to go, and his death sentence was confirmed and extended to his sons. But the city's government had treated the Pope's ambassadors badly a few weeks before, seeking independence from papal influence. After several years of respectful solicitation, to those possessing the manuscript, permission to publish it has been obtained, together with a narrative, from the accurate pen of Chief Justice Taney, brother-in-law of Mr.

Then welcome the warrior returned from afar To the home and the country he nobly defended: Let the thanks due to valor now gladden his ear, And loud be the joy that his perils are ended. THE poetry which is now given to the public, in the following volume, has long been treasured, amid the circle of private friends, who knew and loved, the late Francis S.

He was educated at home until the age of 10 and then attended an Annapolis grammar school. The version above is from: Key, Francis S.

He went on to study at St. Later he is supposed to have lived in Lucca with a woman called Gentucca, who made his stay comfortable and was later gratefully mentioned in Purgatorio, XXIV, As a politician, he accomplished little but held various offices over some years in a city rife with political unrest.Poems Of The Late Francis S.

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