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Arreste, atten, ô mondain

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Arreste, atten, ô Mondain, où cours-tu?
Escoute, enten la voix de la Vertu.
Las! il passe outre: il cours après le Monde,
Il va courant, fuyant, ainsi que l'onde

D'un gros torrent, que l'orage des cieux,
Fondu en bas, a rendu orgueiieux.
Ma remontrance est un roc qu'il rencontre,
Passant dessus, murmurant à l'encontre.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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Text added to the website: 2004-08-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:09
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