The dancing dust of a sunbeam also glimmering as a mirror hall for fireflies. What a bright image.
‘A light-stream interplay, a mirror hall
For fireflies…’ (Paradise, Canto 22)
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Source: Dante, The Divine Comedy, trans. Clive James (New York: Liveright Publishing, 2013), p. 463