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Mondain, si tu le sçais, di moy

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Mondain, si tu le sçais, di moy quel est le Monde?
S'il est bon, pourquoy donc tant de mal y abonde?
S'il est mauvais, pourquoy le vas tu tant cerchant?
S'il est doux, comment donc a il tant d'amertume?
S'il est amer, comment te va il allechant?
S'il est amy, pourquoy a il ceste coustume
De tuer l'homme vain sous ses pieds abatu?
Et s'il est ennemi, pourquoy t'y fies tu?

Translation(s): ITA

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Dimmi tu, uomo", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-08-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:09
Line count: 8
Word count: 71

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