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French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 03, 2005 01:37PM


Lettre de George Sand à Alfred de Musset :


Je suis très émue de vous dire que j'ai
bien compris l'autre soir que vous aviez
toujours une envie folle de me faire
danser. Je garde le souvenir de votre
baiser et je voudrais bien que ce soit
là une preuve que je puise être aimée
par vous. Je suis prête à vous montrer mon
affection toute désintéressée et sans cal-
cul, et si vous voulez me voir aussi
vous dévoiler sans artifice mon âme
toute nue, venez me faire une visite.
Nous causerons en amis, franchement.
Je vous prouverai que je suis la femme
sincère, capable de vous offrir l'affection
la plus profonde comme la plus étroite
en amitié, en un mot la meilleure preuve
que vous puissiez rêver, puisque votre
âme est libre. Pensez que la solitude où j'ha-
bite est bien longue, bien dure et souvent
difficile. Ainsi en y songeant j'ai l'âme
grosse. Accourrez donc vite et venez me la
faire oublier par l'amour où je veux me
mettre.



George Sand

Réponse d'Alfred de Musset :

Quand je mets à vos pieds un éternel hommage,
Voulez-vous qu'un instant je change de visage ?
Vous avez capturé les sentiments d'un coeur
Que pour vous adorer forma le créateur.
Je vous chéris, amour, et ma plume en délire
Couche sur le papier ce que je n'ose dire.
Avec soin de mes vers lisez les premiers mots,
Vous saurez quel remède apporter à mes maux.

Alfred de Musset

La réponse de George :

Cette insigne faveur que votre coeur réclame
Nuit à ma renommée et répugne à mon âme.

George Sand


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Veronika (---.213.143.81.63.dc.telemach.net)
Date: April 04, 2005 05:45AM


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 04, 2005 06:58AM

I posted these in particular for the hidden message. Did you discover it yet?


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.denver-03rh16rt-04rh15rt.co.dial-access.att.ne)
Date: April 04, 2005 11:17AM

Lisez chaque deuxième ligne? Et les premiers mots dans chaque ligne de la réponse.

Interesting hyphenation on cal-cul. Apparently she is ready to show him her bottom!


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 04, 2005 01:20PM

you've got it! I find especially the last answer brilliant. It sounds like she is telling him off, but in fact she tells him to come "cette nuit", i.e. this night.

And what do you think of the lines:

puisque votre bite est bien longue, bien dure et souvent grosse.

You two would have been marvelous together! She would have eaten your limericks for breakfast!


Re: French poetry
Posted by: marian2 (---.range81-152.btcentralplus.com)
Date: April 05, 2005 04:12AM

It's times like this I wish I'd stayed awake during French lessons!


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 05, 2005 05:30AM

well, don't know if french lessons really help. She uses quite a lot of slang. Remember when after 6 years of french at high school I came across "real french". Seemed I had to learn the whole language again. Even when I knew the word, they got around me understanding it by using verlan! (http://french.about.com/library/vocab/bl-verlan.htm).


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.denver-02rh15-16rt.co.dial-access.att.net)
Date: April 05, 2005 11:56AM

And what do you think of the lines:
puisque votre bite est bien longue, bien dure et souvent grosse.

Apparently she was no proponent of the 'size doesn't matter' school. Either that, or she knew how best to compliment her lovers! Perhaps 'musset' is French for muscle? Maybe not.

I remember reading up on her when researching a dactyl I was doing about her married name. The valentine reference is to her 2nd novel.

Valentine-Galentine
Baroness Dudevant
Pipe smoking mama whose
Name's like a man's;

Tastes were decidedly
Heterosexual;
Once was a wanton at
Freddie Chopin's.

Not a bad looking babe in her younger days:

[www.cyranos.ch] />
I have not seen any pictures of Big Al, though.


Re: French poetry
Posted by: JohnnySansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: April 05, 2005 12:54PM

here ya go


Attachments: bigal.jpg (41.3KB)  
Re: French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 05, 2005 03:58PM

picture of musset: [www.alalettre.com] />
I asked alexandre and he says Musset doesn't mean anything in french. It seems to be his real name.

Muscles in french is muscles. You can drop the name "french fries" (which french people believe to be from Belgium, not France), but without french words you don't have much of a vocabulary ;-)


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.denver-01rh15-16rt.co.dial-access.att.net)
Date: April 05, 2005 05:59PM

He seems more attractive than Jules Sandeau, from whom the Baroness got her pen name:

[www.academie-francaise.fr] />
At least Alfred had all his hair, bien qu'aussi avec une barbe!


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 06, 2005 07:01AM

must say, I don't find either of them attractive. She probably went for intellect rather than looks.

now we're on the subject, do you have your pic online? Am curious whether your wife went for only your intellect or your looks too.


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.phoenix-01rh15-16rt.az.dial-access.att.net)
Date: April 06, 2005 11:38AM

I thought I had a jpg scan on my hard drive somewhere, but I can't find it right now. Probably just as well - only suitable for frightening small children in any case.


Re: French poetry
Posted by: JohnnySansCulo (---.nycmny83.covad.net)
Date: April 06, 2005 11:54AM

[www.clary.com] />
the things you learn......


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Hugh Clary (---.denver-01rh15-16rt.co.dial-access.att.net)
Date: April 06, 2005 12:57PM

If that dude founded his company in 1939, I suspect he is computing in the great beyond by now. Still, my middle initial is 'L', odd though that may be.


Re: French poetry
Posted by: Desi (---.adsl.proxad.net)
Date: April 06, 2005 03:17PM

the only hugh l. clary google links all point to the same guy. Not you.

Hugh clary though:
[www.angelfire.com] />
[www.ablemuse.com] /> (I recognised this one!)

think this one is at the wrong site of the united states:
[emailwire.com] />
definately a reference to you, cool!:
[www.askoxford.com] />
you're a microship?
[stardust.jpl.nasa.gov] />
anyway, I'm not going through all ten pages, or you might believe I'm stalking you. But it is fun!


Re: French poetry
Posted by: FRENCH GAL (64.251.55.---)
Date: May 18, 2005 09:25AM

please reply back send me french poetry




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