Sunday, December 18, 2016

"Now who art thou, that on the bench wouldst sit
In judgment at a thousand miles away,
With the short vision of a single span?"

Dante Alighieri, Paradiso
Canto XIX, lines 79–81 (tr. Longfellow).

S.Michele in Isola, Venice. 
dedicated to Saint Michael
the holder of the scales on 
Judgement Day.

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