excerpt from 'Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803' pp. 110 (74 words)

excerpt from 'Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803' pp. 110 (74 words)

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Remarks on antiquities, arts and letters during an excursion in Italy in the years 1802 and 1803

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The pope had reserved for this great festival the Beatification of Peter, a Senese comb-maker, whom the church had neglected to canonize till now. Poor Peter was honoured with all the solemnity of music, high-mass, an officiating cardinal, a florid panegyric, pictured angels bearing his tools to heaven, and combing their own hair as they soared; but he received five hundred years ago a greater honour than all, a verse of praise from Dante.

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