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Pour la patrie: Roman du XXe siècle
mon ennemie, ne vous rjouissez point de ce que je suis tombe; je me relverai aprs que je me serai assise dans les tnbres; le Seigneur est ma lumire. Le R. P. Caussette, que cite le R. P. Fayollat dans son livre sur l'Apostolat de la presse, appelle les romans une invention diabolique. Je ne suis pas loign de croire que le digne religieux a parfaitement raison. Le roman, surtout le roman moderne, et plus particulirement encore le roman franais me parat tre une arme forge par Satan lui-mme pour la destruction du genre humain. Et malgr cette conviction j'cris un roman! Oui, et je le fais sans scrupule; pour la raison qu'il est permis de s'emparer des machines de guerre de l'ennemi et de le faire servir battre en brche les remparts qu'on assige. C'est mme une tactique dont on tire quelque profit sur les champs de bataille. On ne saurait contester l'influence immense qu'exerce le roman sur la socit moderne. Jules Valls, tmoin peu suspect, a dit: Combien j'en ai vu de ces jeunes gens, dont le passage, lu un matin, a domin, dfait ou refait, perdu ou sauv l'existence. Balzac, par exemple, comme il a fait travailler les juges et pleurer les mres! Sous ses pas, que de consciences crases! Combien, parmi nous, se sont perdus, ont coul, qui agitaient au-dessus du bourbier o ils allaient mourir une page arrache la Comdie humaine.... Amour, vengeance, passion, crime, tout est copi, tout. Pas une de leurs motions n'est franche. Le livre est l. [Citation du pre Fayollat.] ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 16336
Author: Tardivel, Jules Paul
Release Date: Jul 20, 2005
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