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Napoleão no Kremlin

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Published: 1865
Language: Portugues
Wordcount: 2,984 / 17 pg
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 624
Added to site: 2008.12.12
mnybks.net#: 22840
Genre: Poetry
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Qual és, benigno acceita o canto que murmuro,
Ante as urnas da historia, á minha solidão,
Da tua ethérea luz á sombra estende a mão!

Sic fata voluerunt.

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Era a collina sancta, e em volta a gran-cidade!

Revolvera o cabeço uma audaz tempestade
De granito e de bronze, arremeçando aos ceus
Por ondas bastioens, por vagas coruchéus!
Era nova Babel, soberba e formidavel;
Tudo o que é oppressor; tudo o que é implacavel;
Das impostas pendendo os anneis dos grilhoens;
Sétteiras nos jardins; nos eirados canhoens;
Cem vigias de pedra em cada miradoiro;
Ao rez grades de ferro; em cima tectos d'oiro;
Uma pompa violenta, uma anciosa mansão,
Que dirieis romper da bocca d'um vulcão!

A espaços, coroando a tétrica cerviz
D'um torreão firmado em rudes alca

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