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Desine de quoquam quicquam bene velle...

Language: Latin

[Desine]1 de quoquam quicquam bene velle mereri
aut aliquem fieri posse putare pium.
Omnia sunt ingrata, nihil fecisse benigne
[prodest]2, immo etiam taedet obestque magis;
ut mihi, quem nemo gravius nec acerbius urget,
quam modo qui me unum atque unicum amicum habuit.3

Translation(s): SPA

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1 Orff: "O mea Lesbia! Desine"
2 Orff: "est"
3 Orff interpolates at the end:
Omnia sunt ingrata.
Applaudunt senes dicentes:
Placet, placet, placet,
optime, optime, optime.

Submitted by Saúl Botero Restrepo


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  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Saúl Botero Restrepo) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2015-10-07.
Last modified: 2015-10-08 20:16:46
Line count: 6
Word count: 42

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