Dante did not take counsel of himself and say" Go to, let us describe the traitors frozen up to their necks in a dismal lake, for that will be most terrible"
1) What does go to mean here? -->
1 archaic -- used interjectionally as an exhortation <and they said one to another, go to, let us make brick -- Gen 11:3 (Authorized Version)>
2) what does take counsel of oneself mean here? --> Generally translated as 'deliberate' (verb).
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