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Cunizza, Folco of Marseilles, and Rahab
The Fourth Heaven, or that of the Sun, where are seen the Spirits of
St. Thomas Aquinas recounts the Life of St. Francis
St. Buonaventura recounts the Life of St. Dominic
Of the Wisdom of Solomon.
The Fifth Heaven, or that of Mars, where are seen the Spirits of
The Sixth Heaven, or that of Jupiter, where are seen the Spirits of
The Eagle discourses of Salvation by Faith
The Eagle praises the Righteous Kings of old
The Seventh Heaven, or that of Saturn, where are seen the Spirits of
Beatrice's Discourse of the Creation of the Angels, and of the Fall of
The Tenth Heaven, or Empyrean. - The River of Light. - The
St. Bernard points out the Saints in the White Rose.
Prayer to the Virgin. — The Threefold Circle of the Trinity. - Mys-
LIFT mine eyes, and all the windows blaze
And the great Rose upon its leaves displays
With splendor upon splendor multiplied;
No more rebukes, but smiles her words of praise.
And then the organ sounds, and unseen choirs
Sing the old Latin hymns of peace and love
And benedictions of the Holy Ghost;
And the melodious bells among the spires
O'er all the house-tops and through heaven above
Proclaim the elevation of the Host!
STAR of morning and of liberty!
O bringer of the light, whose splendor shines
Forerunner of the day that is to be!
The voices of the city and the sea,
The voices of the mountains and the pines,
Are footpaths for the thought of Italy!
Thy fame is blown abroad from all the heights,
In their own language hear thy wondrous word,