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J'ay contenté

Language: French (Français)

J'ay contenté
Ma voulenté
Suffisamment,
Car j'ay esté
D'amours traicté
Differemment.
J'ay eu tourment,
Bon traictement,
J'ay eu doulceur, et cruaulté:
Et ne me plainds fors seulement
D'avoir aymé si loyaulment
Celle, qui est sans loyaulté.

Cueur affeté
Moins arresté
Qu'ung seul moment,
Ta lascheté
M'a dejecté
Fascheusement.
Prend hardiment
Amandement.
Et vous Dames de grand beaulté
Si l'honneur aymez cherement,
Vous n'ensuyvrez aulcunement
Celle, qui est sans loyaulté.


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Confirmed with Les œuvres de Clément Marot, Lyon: G. Roville, 1547, page 380.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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: 2017-05-05.
Last modified: 2017-05-05 16:46:58
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