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Charles Marie René Leconte de Lisle
Charles Marie Leconte de Lisle was born on October 22, 1818 in Saint-Paul on the Île de la Réunion, an overseas department of France. Leconte de Lisle’s father was a former army surgeon, and he was raised in a strictread more
Along the rosy cloud light steals and twinkles;
The East is flecked with golden filigree:
Night from her loosened necklace slowly sprinkles
Pearl-clusters on the sea.
Clasped on the bosom of the sparkling azure
Soft skirts of flame trail like a flowing train,
And cast on emerald blades a bright emblazure,
Like drops of fiery rain.
The dew shines, like a sheaf of splendour shaken,
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