Low-lived dogs! And they look it! By Christ, they look it! --They behaved rightly, cried Dante. He was destined to learn his own wisdom apart from others or to learn the wisdom of others himself wandering among the snares of the world. It was a pleasure at these moments to feel myself tranquil and justified; doubtless, perhaps, also to reflect that by my discretion, my quiet good sense and general high propriety, I was giving pleasure-- if he ever thought of it!--to the person to whose pressure I had responded. No country is more loved by its people.