La lyre française

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Presented to the
LiBRARY ofthe
UNIVERSITY OF
TORONTO
hy
SybiDle Pantazzi
:
LONDON
K.
CLAY, SON, AND TAVLOR, PRINTRR!lîRKAI)
STREET
HILI..
LA
LYRE FRANÇAISE
(GUSTAVE MASSON.
ITotibon
MACMILLAN AND
1867.
C O.
[A// Rights reserried.]
/M'a,
TO
G.
F.
HARRI
S,
ESQ., M. A.
SECOND MASTER OF HARROW SCHOOL,
THE PRESENT VOLUME
IS
AFFECTIONATELY INSCRIBED.
GUSTAVE MASSON.
PREFACE
A MOROSE critic, with whom le pot-au-feu had probably disagreed, exclaimed one day, " Ce qui ne
vaut pas la peine d'être dit on
le
chante"
We
would say at once, and in the frankest manner,
that the présent
volume
is
intended as a protest
If ever there
against so gross a paradox.
was a
:
singing race of people,
it
is
certainly the
French
the lark, which in the days of
bly as the crest
diers,*
Cœsar stood probasol;
on the helmet of the Gallic
was the aptest emblem of the whole nation
and from the time of Vercingetorix to that of His Majesty Napoléon III. the merry songster has
never ceased sending forth
its
strains throughout
the world. In giving hère, however, a short account
of the history of
*
French
Unam
cha?iso?i literature,
I
shall
alias
"Qua
ficUicia,
ad legiones quas a Repiiblica acceperat,
privato suniptu addidit.
etiam e Transalpinis conscriptam,
voeabulo quoque Gallico [allaîtda enim appellabatur) quam ...
Publié le : mardi 11 janvier 2011
Lecture(s) : 86
Nombre de pages : 478
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Presented to the LiBRARY ofthe UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO hy SybiDle Pantazzi : LONDON K. CLAY, SON, AND TAVLOR, PRINTRR!lîRKAI) STREET HILI.. LA LYRE FRANÇAISE (GUSTAVE MASSON. ITotibon MACMILLAN AND 1867. C O. [A// Rights reserried.] /M'a,
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