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Madrigal

Language: Portuguese (Português)

Por que é que dizes, meu gentil tesouro,
Que toda a vida hás de descrer do amor?
Oh! Que pecado! Que pecado de ouro
Falar no Pólo à beira do Equador!

Dizes que tens o coração deserto...
Dos homens todos sem piedade zombas...
Toma sentido, que o milhafre esperto
Quando tem fome atira o laço às pombas!

Nos teus bons olhos que são negras ilhas,
Ouve-se um canto de amorosas rolas...
Que valem, pois, as falsas maravilhas
Dessa adorável boca de papoulas?

Quando chegar o trovador celeste
Príncipe azul dos teus azuis desejos,
Eu hei de ver todo esse gelo agreste
Num rubro orvalho desfazer-se em beijos!

Por que repetes, meu gentil tesouro,
Que a vida inteira hás de descrer do amor?
Oh! Que pecado! Que pecado de ouro
Falar no Pólo à beira do Equador!


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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


Text added to the website: 2010-07-18T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:03:52
Line count: 20
Word count: 136

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