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Mater dolorosa

Language: Portuguese (Português)

Quando se fez ao largo a nave escura
Na praia esta mulher ficou chorando,
No doloroso aspecto figurando
A lacrimosa estátua d'amargura.

Dos céus a curva era tranqüila e pura;
Das gementes alciones o bando via-se ao longe,
Em círculos, voando
Dos mares sobre a cérula planura

Nas ondas se atufara o sol radioso,
E a lua sucedera, astro mavioso,
De alvor banhando os alcantis das fragas...
E aquela pobre mãe não dando conta
Que o sol morrera e que o luar desponta,
A vista embebe na amplidão das vagas...

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2010-07-18 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:52
Line count: 14
Word count: 90

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