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Les poésies de Sapho de Lesbos

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Author: Sappho
Published: 1852
Language: French
Wordcount: 6,530 / 31 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 793
Added to site: 2008.11.22
mnybks.net#: 22686
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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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

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