Donald R. McClarey

IN PRAECLARA SUMMORUM

  Here powers failed my high imagination:          But by now my desire and will were turned,          Like a balanced wheel rotated evenly,      By the Love that moves the sun and the other stars. Dante Alighieri, Divine Comedy:  Paradiso ending Continuing

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Dante’s Tribute to Saint Dominic

              The dame, who was his surety, in her sleep Beheld the wondrous fruit, that was from him And from his heirs to issue.  And that such He might be construed, as indeed he

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