Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564), commonly known as Michelangelo, was an Italian Renaissance painter, sculptor, architect, poet, and engineer. Despite making few forays beyond the arts, his versatility in the disciplines he took up was of such a high order that he is often considered a contender for the title of the archetypal Renaissance man, along ... more »
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- After Trying Many Years
- Celestial Love
- I Feel As Lit By Fire
- If One Chaste Love
- On The Brink Of Death
- Joy May Kill
- Great Beauty Spreads A Firestorm
- High In The Mountains By A Deep Ravine
- Every Conception That A Man Can Find
- Doom Of Beauty
- L. _in love's own time._
- I. _on dante alighieri._
- Ix. _thanks for a gift._
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''The prayers I make will then be sweet indeed,Michelangelo Buonarroti (1474-1564), Italian artist. For Inspiration (l. 1-4). . . Treasury of Poems for Worship and Devotion, A. Charles L. Walli...
If thou the spirit give by which I pray;
My unassisted heart is barren clay,
Which of its native self can nothing feed;''
Do thou, then breathe those thoughts into my mindMichelangelo Buonarroti (1474-1564), Italian artist. For Inspiration (l. 9-14). . . Treasury of Poems for Worship and Devotion, A. Charles L. Wall...
By which such virtue may in me be bred
That in thy holy footsteps I may tread:
The fetters of my tongue do thou unbind,
''The marble not yet carved can hold the form Of every thought the greatest artist has.''Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Italian sculptor, painter, poet. Sonnet 15, The Sonnets of Michelangelo, trans. by Elizabeth Jennings (1961).
His hope is treacherous only whose love diesMichelangelo Buonarroti (1474-1564), Italian artist. Yes! Hope may with my strong desire keep pace (l. 10-14). . . Oxford Book of Verse in English...
With beauty, which is varying every hour;
But, in chaste hearts uninfluenced by the power
Of outward change, there blooms a deathless ...
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