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Sonnet à une lunaticque

Language: French (Français) after the French (Français)

Il n’est point tant de barques à Venise,
D’huistres à Bourg, de lièvres en Champagne,
D’ours en Savoye et de veaulx en Bretagne,
De cygnes blancs le long de la Tamise,

Ny tant d’amours se traictant à l’église,
Ny différentz aux peuples d’Allemagne,
Ny tant de gloire à un seigneur d’Espagne,
Ny tant se trouve à la cour de feingtise,

Ny tant y a de monstres en l’Africque,
D’opinions en une Respublicque,
Ny de pardons à Rome un jour de feste,

Ny d’avarice aux hommes de praticque,
Ny d’arguments en une Sorbonnicque,
Que ma mye a de lunes dans la teste.

Submitted by François Le Roux

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2018-07-09 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-07-09 13:24:17

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Word count: 101

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