Gaspard de la nuit

Fantaisies a la maniere de Rembrandt et de Callot

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Author: Louis Bertrand
Published: 1845
Language: French
Wordcount: 22,215 / 81 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 884
Added to site: 2006.02.08
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ais un rayon de soleil lui montre plus rapprochés et plus distincts le château de Talant, dont les terrasses et les plates-formes se crénèlent dans la nue,--les manoirs du sire de Ventoux et du seigneur de Fontaine, dont les girouettes percent des massifs de verdure,--le monastère de Saint-Maur dont les colombiers s'aiguisent au milieu d'une volée de pigeons,--la léproserie de St-Apollinaire qui n'a qu'une porte et n'a point de fenêtres,--la chapelle de St-Jacques de Trimolois, qu'on dirait un pèlerin cousu de coquilles;--et sous les murs de Dijon, au-delà des meix de l'abbaye de St-Bénigne, le cloître de la Chartreuse, blanc comme le froc des disciples de saint Bruno.

«La Chartreuse de Dijon! le Saint-Denis des ducs de Bourgogne[11]! Ah! pourquoi faut-il que les enfants soient jaloux des chefs-d'oeuvres de leurs pères! Allez maintenant où fut la Chartreuse, vos pas y heurteront sous l'herbe des pierres

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