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Amor Crioulo

vida argentina

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Author: Abel Botelho
Published: 1921
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 90,839 / 313 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 2,489
Added to site: 2008.03.27
mnybks.net#: 20417
Genre: Romance
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pelo súbito martelar dos mais estranhos ruídos,--o ferrolhar brusco de cremalheiras, silvos raspantes de cordagens, choques brancos de metais, ringidos como rasgões, estalidos como pragas,--quem, neste poema de extermínio, dava ainda a nota mais sinistramente aguda, era essa atormentada frandulagem humana, quando, sôbre o convés encharcado rojados à mistura, os seus altos gemidos em súplica rasgavam ululantes o espaço, formando um concertante macabro com o alarído bárbaro da tormenta.

Quando o Almería conseguiu por fim fundear, frente à Madeira, a caligem persistente no céu, as grossas cordas de água e as vagas alterosas não permitiam fácil às pequenas embarcações acercarem-se do paquete, e furtavam arreliativamente à contemplação do Silveira a maravilha habitual dêsse scenário paradisíaco,--o amoroso encanto da luz,

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