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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:9672
AUTHOR:Edmond Rostand (1868–1918)
QUOTATION:And sounding in advance its victory,
My song jets forth so clear, so proud, so peremptory,
That the horizon, seized with a rosy trembling,
Obeys me. 1 
ATTRIBUTION:Chantecler. Act ii. Sc. 3.
 
Note 1.
Et sonnant d’avance sa victoire,
Mon chant jaillit si net, si fier, si peremptoire
Que l’horizon, saisi d’un rose tremblement,
M’obéit. [back]
 

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