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martyr

a person who suffers death rather than renounce his religious beliefs
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The fact that this sentence stands in such stark contrast to the others and that the remainder of the poem only reiterates the exhortation presented at the outset, albeit more insistently ("Pour n'etre pas les esclaves martyrises du Temps, enivrez-vous; enivrez-vous sans cesse.
Elle devient la soeur compatissante, qui accompagne les deux amants dans le martyre et dans la mort, telle la sainte qui vit mourir martyrises ses compagnons Maturus et Sanctus avant de succomber a son tour.