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No Paiz dos Yankees

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Author: Adolpho Caminha
Published: 1894
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 25,202 / 94 pg
LoC Category: D
Downloads: 488
Added to site: 2008.01.13
mnybks.net#: 19632
Genre: History
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a, e desapparece na escuridão da noite.

No dia seguinte seu nome lá estava estampado em letras garrafaes no livro dos réos: «Gustavo Adolpho... preso pelo duplo crime de assassinato e roubo.»

Mais tarde, annos depois, o joven criminoso tentou fugir de Fernando de Noronha onde fôra recolhido. Prenderam-no em flagrante. E ha poucos mezes, no anno passado, a princeza Isabel, então regente do Brazil, abriu-lhe as portas da prisão.

Gustavo Adolpho publicou, no degredo, um livro de versos intitulado Risos e Lagrimas, uma collecção de poesias sentimentaes e amorosos que pouco valem pela fórma e onde se acham crystalisadas as dôres do infeliz poeta, cuja imaginação cantava entre lagrimas.

Penalisou-nos a sorte d'esse rapaz sympathico e intelligente.

Havia, alem de Gustavo Adolpho, outro preso não menos interessante e que nos excitou a curiosidade. Indigitado autor de n&atild

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