Alec Nevala-Lee

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Beyond a doubt [Dante] was the wisest, most resolute man of his time; according to the Platonic principle which is still valid whenever a man is manifestly endowed with the gift of leadership, he was born to rule; however, he did not rule, but led a life of solitary poverty.

Erich Auerbach, Dante: Poet of the Secular World

Written by nevalalee

October 5, 2011 at 7:37 am

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