Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Les poésies de Sapho de Lesbos

Cover image for

Download


Author: Sappho
Published: 1852
Language: French
Wordcount: 6,530 / 31 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 802
Added to site: 2008.11.22
mnybks.net#: 22686
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

unalia, et vectes, et arcus
Oppositis foribus minaces.

Et enfin, dans un autre auteur, cette citation:

O quæ beatam, diva, tenes Cyprum, et
Memphin carentem Sithonia nive,
Regina, sublimi flagello
Tange Chloen semel arrogantem.

Que, frappé du rapport, de la connexité d'idées que ces divers fragments peuvent avoir ensemble, il lui vienne tout à coup à l'esprit de les combiner, de les lier et d'en composer un tout, il obtiendra le résultat suivant:

AD VENEREM.

Vixi puellis nuper idoneus,
Et militavi non sine gloria;
Nunc arma, defunctumque bello
Barbiton hic paries habebit,

Lævum marinæ qui Veneris latus
Custodit. Hic, hic ponite lucida
Funalia, et vectes, et arcus
Oppositis foribus minaces.

O quæ beatam, diva, tenes Cyprum, et
Memphin carentem Sithonia nive,
Regina, sublimi flagello
Tange Chloen semel arrogantem.

Il aura a

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Lyn Cote
USA Today Bestselling author, Lyn Cote has written over 40 books, but she has only recently publish the first novel she has ever written. This book La Belle Christiane, is about a young French courtesan who finds herself in the American frontier in the 1770s. As our Author of the Day, Cote tells us why she only published this book now, how it is different from other romance novels and talks about how she did research for her historical novels before the dawn of the Internet.
Read full interview...