And as he, who with laboring breath has escaped from the deep to the shore, turns to the perilous waters and gazes.
As one who sees in dreams and wakes to find the emotional impression of his vision still powerful while its parts fade from his mind - Just such am I, having lost nearly all the vision itself, while in my heart I feel the sweetness of it yet distill and fall.
My will and my desire were both revolved, as is a wheel in even motion driven, by Love, which moves the sun and other stars.
And now I fell as bodies fall,for dead.
As little flowers, which the chill of night has bent and huddled, when the white sun strikes, grow straight and open fully on their stems, so did I, too, with my exhausted force.
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
Nobility is the perfection in each thing of its proper nature.
For he, who sees a need, but waits to be asked, is already set on cruel refusal.
Soon you will be where your own eyes will see the source and cause and give you their own answer to the mystery.