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Verti me ad alia, et vidi calumnias

Language: Latin

Verti me ad alia, et vidi calumnias 
quae sub sole geruntur, 
et lacrimas innocentium, 
et neminem consolatorem, 
nec posse resistere eorum violentiae, 
cunctorum auxilio destitutos,
et laudavi magis mortuos quam viventes ;
et feliciorem utroque judicavi 
qui necdum natus est, 
nec vidit mala quae sub sole fiunt.


Translation(s): ENG FRE GER

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  • ENG English (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , title unknown, Ecclesiastes, 4:1-3
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , title unknown


Text added to the website: 2007-09-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:27
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Je me suis mis alors à considérer toutes...

Language: French (Fran├žais) after the Latin

Je me suis mis alors à considérer toutes les brimades 
qui s'exercent sous le soleil.
Voici les larmes de opprimés, 
et personne pour les consoler.
Leurs oppresseurs leur font violence, et personne pour les consoler.
Et j'ai estimé les morts qui sont morts
plus heureux que les vivants, qui sont encore en vie,
et plus heureux que les uns et les autres,
l'avorton qui n'est pas arrivé à l'existence,
celui qui n'a pas vu le mal qui se commet sous le soleil.


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Text added to the website: 2003-10-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
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