Theodore Agrippa d'Aubigne

(February 8, 1552 – April 29, 1630 / Charente-Maritime)

Theodore Agrippa d'Aubigne
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Théodore-Agrippa d'Aubigné was a French poet, soldier, propagandist and chronicler. His epic poem Les Tragiques (1616) is widely regarded as his masterpiece.

Born at the Aubigné château of Saint-Maury near Pons in the present day Charente-Maritime, the son of Jean d'Aubigné, who was implicated in the Huguenot Amboise conspiracy to kidnap the King (1560), Aubigné studied in Paris, Orléans, Geneva and Lyon before joining the Huguenot cause of Henry of Navarre (Henry IV) as both soldier and counsellor. Henry's accession to the throne of France entailed an, at least nominal, conversion to the Roman Catholic Church and Aubigné left his service to tend to his own Poitou estates, even ... more »

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A L'éclair Violent De Ta Face Divine

A l'éclair violent de ta face divine,
N'étant qu'homme mortel, ta céleste beauté
Me fit goûter la mort, la mort et la ruine
Pour de nouveau venir à l'immortalité.

Ton feu divin brûla mon essence mortelle,
Ton céleste m'éprit et me ravit aux Cieux,
Ton âme était divine et la mienne fut telle :
Déesse, tu me mis au rang des autres dieux.

Ma bouche osa toucher la bouche cramoisie
Pour cueillir, sans la mort, l'immortelle beauté,
J'ai vécu de nectar, j'ai sucé l'ambroisie,
Savourant le plus doux de la divinité.

Aux yeux des Dieux jaloux, ...

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