LITERATURA

Menções literárias à mariposa falcão.

'The Sphinx....
With her enigma'
De  ('Oedipus Tyranus'  –  Sophocles circa 450 BC)

Des Grieux: 'Manon! Manon!
                   Sphinx étonnant.
                   Véritable sirène!
                   Couer trois fois féminin!
                   Que je t'aime et te hais
                   Pour le plaisir et l'or....'
De ('Manon' – Jules Massenet, 1885)

'Like him who, in the desert's
awful frame
Notches his cockney initials on
the Sphinx'
De  (from Sonnet of Being Asked for an Autograph in Venice – James Russell Lowell)