Klobuckaacldressed ophelia: 'o d. Fern and o got up,oil lamp in h and , to accompany me to the door. But the n, suddenly, he set the lamp down on top of a low wall and unexpectedly seized me by the waist, embraced me and , without a word, kissed me, kissed me passion at ely,like a madman I went home ashamed and confused. Days went by and since Fern and omade no reference to wh at had happened between us I decided to wdtehim a letter asking for an explan at ion.
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Both would have met at the end of the year. Fernando was 31 years old and worked there in one of the many offices where he exercised the activity of a translator of business documents. She spoke French and enjoyed a more independent life from her family, thus seeking work as an employee at the same company, where she was admitted to work at the end of She did not know then, that this man would soon become a colleague and not only that….
It was in the early s and suddenly, while both alone in the office without electricity because of a technical problem, the two had their first occasion of intimacy.
And the poet did not let it pass in vain. I can scarcely measure my verses; I do not have in me the art to measure my sighs; but I love you to the extreme. Up until the last extreme, believe me! A dating made of kisses, yes, but also with tours along Lisbon, and love letters. Their dating lasted about two years , in two separate phases: being the first in ; the second, in We also know, thanks to the efforts of academics like Pizarro, Ferrari and Cardiello, some of the gifts that Pessoa offered to his beloved.
This may be partly true. Consulted and cited editions: F. Manuela Parreira da Silva, 3rd ed.
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