Dante rode east along a dusty brown road

Dante rode east along a dusty brown road - Dante rode east...

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Dante rode east along a dusty brown road. As his steed trudged along he whistled to him a gentle, lazy tune, the song of his guns slapping his thigh provided a steady and consistent beat which in tern kept the horse from quickening its pace or dwindle behind. It was accustom to him, by now, to not travel to fast or slow in his travels, as his destination was so often unknown to him. He had little memory of why he wandered like such; he had no home and had not in many years. Frankly, he found, that every time he would try to settle down he would soon grow restless and just leave, before he knew it he was back in the same position he had been in before. He rode then, one hundred and four years of age and to that day had not been happier than aimlessly traveling the endless sea of roads that stretched across the ground. He was content alone as well, he rode now with a horse he called Alexis, after a dame he’d once knew. However he knew the horse would not always be there, the thought made him sad but alas, loneliness was mood he was fond of. The bard was so preoccupied by his thoughts that he didn’t notice, a bloody and bruised beggar lying on the side of the road until he was within a hundred paces of his perch. He rode slowly up to the man and investigated his condition. Through the brown jacket the man whore on across his torso, a crimson stain protruded from his left side, another on his right pectoral. The bard dismounted and walked to the beggar, “How does the day greet you, dear Beggar?” Dante asked the Beggar. “Fair and foul, young man”, his words were strained and made out only through the gargling of his own blood. “My, name is Dante, old man, of the land of Medisium. I wish our acquaintance
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2010 for the course ENG 001 taught by Professor Georgeston during the Spring '10 term at Lehigh University .

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