Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The Minotaur

Gustave Doré, 1857

At point of the disparted ridge lay stretch'd
The infamy of Crete, detested brood
Of the feign'd heifer: and at sight of us
It gnaw'd itself, as one with rage distract.

Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy - Inferno, Canto 12, lines 11-14

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