He got up right at the crack of dawn to make the very most of the day.
"Is so bootiful early in da mornin'", says he "an' efurryfing is sooooo quiet."
Then he noticed that it was getting dark, and he was getting very hungry -- and thirsty, too! Home seemed very far away.
Home was all he wanted, but before heading back he needed a little reFUReshment. So, using his best survival skills, he made do with the snow that was in abundance all around him. At least it quenched his thirst, even if it didn't fill his tummy!
It donned on Dante that this was a more beautiful sight than anything he had seen all day -- even at dawn.
It wasn't long before Dante settled into his favourite chair beside the fire.
"Home is ware da hearth is, aftah all!", says he with a sigh of contentment.