Rossetti Archive Textual Transcription
Document Title: Dante's Dream on the Day of the Death of Beatrice: 9th of June, 1290 (fair
copy, State Historical Society of Iowa)
Author: Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Date of Composition: 1873?
Type of Manuscript: fair copy
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- Then Love said, “Now shall all things be made clear:
- Come and behold our lady where she lies.”
- These idle fantasies
- Then carried me to see my lady dead.
- Even as I there was led,
- Her ladies with a veil were covering her:
- And with her was such very humbleness
- That she appeared to say, I am at peace.
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