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Sonnet to Elisabeth

Language: French (Français)

Ung seul penser qui me profficte et nuit
Amer et doulx change en mon cœur sans cesse,
Entre le doubte et l'espoir il m'oppresse
Tant que la paix et le repos me fuit.

Donc, chere sœur, si ceste carte suit
L'affection de uous ueoir qui me presse
C'est que ie uiz en peine et en tristesse
Si promtement leffect ne s'en ensuit.

Jay ueu la nef relascher par contraincte
En haulte mer, proche d'entrer au port,
Et le serain se conuertir en trouble.

Ainsi ie suis en soucy et en craincte
Non pas de uous, may quantes fois à tort
Fortune rompt voille et cordage double.


Translation(s): ENG GER ITA

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Text added to the website: 2010-09-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59
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