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Paradiso

Paradiso

by Dante Alighieri

Analysis: Trivia

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Dante rhymes "Christ" only with itself. (Source: Footnotes. The Divine Comedy of Dante Alighieri: Paradiso. Bantam Classics, Translator Allen Mandelbaum, 1984.)

Dante ends each of his three cantiche with the word "stars" (Italian "stelle").

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