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Os Litteratos em Lisboa

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Published: 1865
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 3,484 / 19 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 224
Added to site: 2010.01.05
mnybks.net#: 26197
Genre: Non-fiction
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e collocar a lanterna magica, com que faz surgir do pó as sombras dos poetas, que já foram; mas o receio de espantar os cavallos, que o seguem, e ficar o pagode em meio, fez-me desistir. Fique só a intenção!.. Os que pede (ac pectore) calcante contemplam os astros são faceis de reconhecer.

Na quarta, a que serve de thema o verso:

Abraços recebendo ao mestre ingente,

talvez se note a falta da musa; eu tambem a não achei. Provavelmente a tal saloia metteu-se na cabeça do Sr. Castilho.

Concluirei pedindo a devida venia, por não pintar bem, a ti, os bonecos, para que além de genio me faltou o tempo; ao Sr. Castilho a sua olaia e cigarra de Anacreonte!..

Teu...

J. S. Motta.


[1] Phrase academica.

[2] Descortez. A carapuça é para quem serve: é e

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