Dante Alighieri

“Perceive ye not that we are worms, designed
To form the angelic butterfly, that goes
To judgment, leaving all defence behind?
Why doth your mind take such exalted pose,
Since ye, disabled, are as insects, mean
As worm which never transformation knows?”


Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri, Volume 2: Purgatorio
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