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A Filha do Cabinda

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Author: Alfredo Campos
Published: 1873
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 29,879 / 103 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 739
Added to site: 2007.06.29
mnybks.net#: 17484
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tava desenhando os desejos que sentia dentro de si, e que ella mesma não podia comprehender.

Desejos vagos, mysteriosos, indefiniveis.

Conservou-se absorta durante dois minutos, mas como que acordando, depois, d'um sonho que a prendia, tirou as flôres d'entre as folhas do livro, collocou-as a um lado e pôz-se a lêr alto, com a sua voz meiga, seductora e angelical.

Era um livro de versos, era um livro d'amor, o que ella lia!

E tão prêsa estava com as phrases, que ia repetindo, tão scismadoramente como se em verdade as sentisse; tão distrahida estava de tudo, de todos e de quanto a cercava, que nem ouvia os gorgeios compassados d'um bemtevi, que a sua voz harmoniosa havia desafiado, occulto entre as folhas do ramo d'uma grande mangueira, que quasi se debruçava sobre o lago.

Chegou a um ponto da leitura e deteve-se suspirando. Depois repetiu ainda a quadra que acabára de recitar, e que dizia assim:

Suspira

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