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Les Contemporains, 3ème Série - Études et Portraits Littéraires
Je ne pourrai jamais dire beaucoup de mal des romans de M. Octave Feuillet. Ils m'ont fait tant de plaisir entre quinze et dix-huit ans que je leur en garde une reconnaissance ternelle et qu'il m'est encore difficile de les juger aujourd'hui en toute libert. Il fallait bien que Sibylle ft charmante puisqu'elle me charmait si fort, et que Marguerite Larroque ft adorable puisque je l'adorais. Et quant Bathilde de Palme, elle me troublait jusqu'aux moelles. Rien ne me semblait plus beau, plus noble, plus passionn et plus lgant que ces histoires d'amour. Ces sveltes amazones rencontres dans les bois, si capricieuses et si nigmatiques; ces jeunes hommes si beaux, si tristes et si prompts aux actes hroques; ces vieilles chtelaines (p. 006) et ces vieux gentilshommes si dignes, si polis et si fiers; tout ce monde suprieurement distingu de ducs, de comtes et de marquis, cette vie de chteau et cette haute vie parisienne, ces conversations soignes o tout le monde a de l'esprit; et, sous la politesse raffine des manires, sous l'appareil convenu des habitudes mondaines, ces drames de passion folle, ces amours qui brlent et qui tuent, ces morts romantiques de jeunes femmes inconsoles..., amour, hrosme, aristocratie, Amadis, Corysandre et quelquefois Didon en plein faubourg Saint-Germain, tout cela me remplissait de l'admiration la plus nave et la plus fervente, et m'induisait en vagues rveries, et me donnait un grand dsir de pleurer. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 25378
Author: Lemaître, Jules
Release Date: May 7, 2008
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