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Language: Portuguese (Português) after the English

As tuas mãos nas minhas mãos,
os meus olhos nos teus olhos;
assim começou o nosso amor.

Era por um luar de maio;
as flores se abriam em perfume.
Falava por mim o silêncio
e o ramalhete que fazias
ficava por acabar.

Como é puro este nosso amor.
Prendem-se-me os olhos
no teu véu cor de ouro.
Enternece-me como um elogio
o ramo de jasmins que tu me deste.

E nos buscamos e nos fugimos,
doces lutas simuladas,
risos... timidez...
Como é puro este nosso amor.

Translation(s): FRE

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Pureté", written 1911, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-07-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:52
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Word count: 86

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