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Ô mes très chers frères et mes enfants

Language: French (Français) after the Italian - Medieval (Volgare)

Ô mes très chers frères et mes enfants 
bénis pour toute l'éternité, 
écoutez moi, écoutez la voix de votre père:
Nous avons promis de grandes choses, 
on nous en a promis de plus grandes; 
Gardons les unes et soupirons après les autres;
Le plaisir est court, la peine éternelle. 
La souffrance est légère, la gloire infinie.
Beaucoup sont appelés, peu sont élus. 
Tous recevront ce qu'ils auront mérité. 
Ainsi soit-il.


Translation(s): FIN

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Submitted by Erkki Pullinen

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  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2018-09-11.
Last modified: 2018-09-11 12:37:32
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