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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, ed. Poems of Places: An Anthology in 31 Volumes.
Italy: Vols. XI–XIII. 1876–79.


The Daughter of Dante

By Walter Savage Landor (1775–1864)

THOU, Beatrice, hast found an earlier rest

Than did thy father (holy as thyself)

In this Ravenna. May we hope that he

Shall view from heaven his countrymen at last

Loose from Teutonic and from Gallic chains,

And other more disgraceful forged at Rome.