Any thoughts? Do you have a favourite passage you may want to share here. Register to remove this ad This is just one part of it (too long) taken form ( INFERNO) Nel mezzo del cammin di nostra vita, mi ritrovai per una selva oscura......... 1 MIDWAY upon the journey of our life 2 I found myself within a forest dark, 3 For the straightforward pathway had been lost. 4 Ah me! how hard a thing it is to say 5 What was this forest savage, rough, and stern, 6 Which in the very thought renews the fear. 7 So bitter is it, death is little more; 8 But of the good to treat, which there I found, 9 Speak will I of the other things I saw there. 10 I cannot well repeat how there I entered, 11 So full was I of slumber at the moment 12 In which I had abandoned the true way. 13 But after I had reached a mountain's foot, 14 At that point where the valley terminated, 15 Which had with consternation pierced my heart, 16 Upward I looked, and I beheld its shoulders 17 Vested already with that planet's rays 18 Which leadeth others right by every road.