The three singles from this album - Candy Shop, Disco Inferno, and How We Do - made him the first solo artist to have three singles in the Billboard top five in the same week.
Even the names of the shades evoke power, sophistication, and superior performance: Lightning, Thunder, Legacy, Heat, Warrior, Speed, Inferno, Vortex, Equinox, and Hurricane are all Gargoyle styles.
When her face became a raging inferno, he smiled.
The door was open, the inferno waiting.
We next hear of him as lecturing before the Florentine Academy on the site and dimensions of Dante's Inferno; and he shortly afterwards published an essay descriptive of his invention of the hydrostatic balance, which rapidly made his name known throughout Italy.
With these should be classed his Inferno (1897) and Somngangarnatter (" The Nights of a Somnambulist," 1900).
He began an English prose version of Dante's Divine Comedy - which has earned him the name of " Dante Carlyle "- but only completed the translation of the Inferno (1849).
There is no sufficient ground for finding an allusion to this act in the noted line of Dante, "Che fece per viltate it gran rifiuto" ("who made from cowardice the great refusal," Inferno, 3, 60).
He rapidly passed on, through books like Inferno (1897), the diary of a semi-lunatic, up into the sheer mysticism of To Damascus (1898), where he reconciles himself at last to Christianity.
Dante mentions Dolcino's name (Inferno, c. xxviii.), and his memory is not yet completely effaced in the province of Novara.