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Les Rythmes souverains

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Author: Emile Verhaeren
Published: 1913
Language: French
Wordcount: 16,376 / 59 pg
LoC Category: PQ
Downloads: 358
Added to site: 2011.09.08
mnybks.net#: 30721
Origin: gutenberg.org
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as; Je cours de plaine en grève à larges pas sonores Ayant rythmé mes sauts sur les bonds des centaures; J'ai déplacé des monts et changé les contours Que les fleuves d'Ellis traçaient avec leur cours; A coups de front buté contre sa large tête Un taureau recula devant ma force, en Crète; Stymphale a vu ma flèche ensanglanter ses eaux Du trépas noir et monstrueux de ses oiseaux; J'ai ramené vivant du fond des forêts mornes Le cerf dont l'or et dont l'airain formaient les cornes; Pour lui voler ses boeufs et tuer Géryon J'ai battu les pays jusqu'au Septentrion; J'assujettis sous les coups sourds de mon poing raide Les chevaux carnassiers du sombre Diomède; Pendant qu'Atlas s'en fut voler les fruits divins Le monde entier, sans les ployer, chargea mes reins, Ceinture ardente et plus belle qu'une couronne, Je t'ai conquise aux flancs guerriers de l'Amazone Et j'ai forcé Cerbère et ses t&eci

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