Ô-seigneur

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Definition

Ô Seigneur ! : Oh Lord! littéraire

Ô is a literary interjection used as an exclamation introducing an invocation, prayer or wish.

Ô rage ! Ô désespoir ! Ô vieillesse ennemie ! Oh anger! Oh despair! Oh age my enemy! (Corneille, Le Cid, 1637)

Examples

  • "Victor Hugo : Je t’ai perdue, ô fille chère"
  • "Ô le chant de la pluie !"
  • "Toi qui remplis, ô mon orgueil"
  • "Ô bruit doux de la pluie"

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