Teaser Tuesday – The Purgatorio


Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.  Anyone can play along!  Just do the following:

  • Grab your current read
  • Open to a random page
  • Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
  • BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS!  (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away!  You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
  • Share the title and author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!

My teaser, for this week, comes from Dante’s The Purgatorio, page 177, lines 16-18:

I saw upon its right wing wheeled about
The glorious host, returning with the sun
And with the sevenfold flames upon their faces.

Please feel free to share your’s with me in the comments section!

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About Jeremy

Husband, book lover, Civil War Buff. If I could read for a living I would, but unfortunately, it doesn't pay the bills!

3 Responses to “Teaser Tuesday – The Purgatorio”

  1. Wow, fabulous teaser. My TT: //www.rundpinne.com/2010/01/teaser-tuesdays-knit-purl-die.html

  2. Beautifuly written teaser this week! My teaser this week is creepy but funny! Here’s a link.

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