' Orlando Furioso ' by Ludovico Ariosto, illustrator Gustave Doré (1832-1883) The clamour of the battle brings fear to the heavens. Canto Decimosesto: Stanza 19. (Sixteenth song: Stanza 19). Stanza reads: 'The frequent darts a storm of hail appear, Which from the city-wall the Christians fling; The deafening clamours put the heavens in fear.' LA: Italian poet 8 September 1474 – 6 July 1533.