If you object to my phrase, please to observe that it is Dantesque—which will oblige you to find it admirable.
The Shakespearian, the Dantesque, are in a line, two at most.
He approached Dantesque medivalism through Rossetti and, later on, at the original source.
Some day he will rediscover the Dantesque hierarchy of souls implicit in humanity.
A carnival of evil, weird and Dantesque, begins in the lonely cell.
And a Dantesque quality, not of method, but of power, is to be felt in Molire.
And a Dantesque quality, not of method, but of power, is to be felt in Molière.
But has he preserved it in its force and simplicity and Dantesque directness?
And his Dantesque face and poet's soul, singing his chant of the flesh, the very priest of Love?
We want the "inevitable" word, the simple and the home-coming, the Dantesque.