Produced by Ted Garvin, Keith M. Eckrich and PG Distributed Proofreaders THE LIFE OF MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI By JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS TO THE CAVALIERE GUIDO BIAGI, DOCTOR IN LETTERS, PREFECT OF THE MEDICEO-LAURENTIAN LIBRARY, ETC., ETC. I DEDICATE THIS WORK ON MICHELANGELO IN RESPECT FOR HIS SCHOLARSHIP AND LEARNING ADMIRATION OF HIS TUSCAN STYLE AND GRATEFUL
Produced by Ted Garvin and PG Distributed Proofreaders RENAISSANCE IN ITALY THE FINE ARTS BY JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS AUTHOR OF “AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF DANTE”, “STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS” AND “SKETCHES IN ITALY AND GREECE” * * * * * Dii Romae indigetes, Trojae tuque auctor, Apollo, Unde genus nostrum coeli se
CONTENTS. CHAPTER 1. BIRTH AND CHILDHOOD. CHAPTER 2. ETON AND OXFORD. CHAPTER 3. LIFE IN LONDON, AND FIRST MARRIAGE. CHAPTER 4. SECOND RESIDENCE IN LONDON, AND SEPARATION FROM HARRIET. CHAPTER 5. LIFE AT MARLOW, AND JOURNEY TO ITALY. CHAPTER 6. RESIDENCE AT PISA. CHAPTER 7. LAST DAYS. CHAPTER 8. EPILOGUE. LIST OF AUTHORITIES. 1. The
It is worse than useless to deplore the irremediable; yet no man, probably, has failed to mourn the fate of mighty poets, whose dawning gave the promise of a glorious day, but who passed from earth while yet the light that shone in them was crescent.