|sì men portò sovra 'l colmo de l'arco
|but bore me to the summit of the arch
|che dal quarto al quinto argine è tragetto.
|that crosses from the fourth dike to the fifth.
|Quivi soavemente spuose il carco,
|Here gently he set down his burden,
|soave per lo scoglio sconcio ed erto
|gently on account of the steep, rough ridge
|che sarebbe a le capre duro varco.
|that would have made hard going for a goat.
|Indi un altro vallon mi fu scoperto.
|And there, before me, another valley opened.
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