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  René de Obaldia, vert académicien (avec ou sans habit), s’est amusé à ceci : Cherche un garde-chasseNi beau ni laidMais doté d’un membre efficaceTel l’amant de Lady Chatterley Et encore à cela : Cherche un gentleman anglaisUn homme accompliQui, pour l’être tout à faitViendra partager mon lit Mais bien anticipativement, l’auteur de ‘L’amant de … LIRE+

… HALF THE SEED OF EUROPE, ONE BY ONE [WILFRID OWEN / BENJAMIN BRITTEN]

So Abram rose, and clave the wood, and went, And took the fire with him, and a knife. And as they sojourned both of them together, Isaac the first-born spake and said, My Father, […] Behold the preparations, fire and iron, But where the lamb for this burnt-offering? Then Abram bound the youth with belts … LIRE+

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Horatio: He waxes desperate with imagination. Marcellus: Let’s follow. ‘Tis not fit thus to obey him. Horatio: Have after. To what issue will this come? Marcellus: Something is rotten in the state of Denmark. Horatio: Heaven will direct it. Marcellus: Nay, let’s follow him. [Exeunt.]   W.S. Hamlet, Act 1, scene 4, 87-91 The rest … LIRE+

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