Odes d'Anacréon

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Author: Anacreon
Published: 1884
Language: French
Wordcount: 8,057 / 36 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 463
Added to site: 2008.08.21
mnybks.net#: 21809
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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yeux.

XVII

LA COUPE D'ARGENT

Travaille l'argent au ciseau,
O Vulcain, pour me faire,
Non pas une armure
(Je n'aime pas les combats),
Mais une coupe creuse,
Aussi profonde que possible.
Ne va pas graver dessus
Les Astres ni le Chariot,
Ni le sombre Orion:
Qu'ai-je à faire des Pléiades
Ou de l'étoile du Bouvier?
Mais fais-moi verdir les vignes sur ses flancs,
Et les raisins briller
Et les Ménades vendanger.
N'oublie pas d'y dresser un pressoir,
Où fouleront les grappes,
Avec le beau Bacchus dans l'or incrustés,
Érôs et Bathylle.

XVIII

MÊME SUJET

Habile artiste, cisèle
Une belle coupe où le printemps brille.
Qu'elle offre d'abord à mes yeux
La saison des charmantes roses.
Puis, étends l'argent sous le marteau,
Pour que j'aime &ag

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