Thursday, August 10, 2017

The Hypocrites


They had on mantles with the hoods low down
Before their eyes, and fashioned of the cut
That in Cologne they for the monks are made.
Without, they gilded are so that it dazzles;
But inwardly all leaden and so heavy.

~ Dante Alighieri

Engraving: The Hypocrites by Gustave Doré - Illustrating Canto XXIII of Dante's Inferno

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