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I'apperceus un enfant

Language: French (Fran├žais)

I'apperceus un enfant qui d'un tuyau de paille
Trempé dans le savon avecques eau mélé,
Des ampoules soufflait encontre une muraille,
Dont l'oeil de maint passant était émerveillé.

Riches elles semblaient, fermes, de forme ronde.
Mais le voyant crever en leur lustre plus beau,
Voire soudainement, viola, dis-je un tableau
De la frêle splendeur et vanité du Monde.

Translation(s): ITA

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Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Un bimbo ho visto", copyright © 2010, (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: 58

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