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La société est composée de deux grandes...

Language: French (Français)

La société est composée de deux grandes classes : 
ceux qui ont plus de dîners que d'appétit 
et ceux qui ont plus d'appétit que de dîners.

Translation(s): ENG

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Society"

Text added to the website: 2011-06-08.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:25
Line count: 3
Word count: 26

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Language: English after the French (Français)

Society is composed of two large classes:
Those who have more suppers than appetite
And those who have more appetite than suppers.


  • Translation from French (Français) to English by Emily Ezust

Based on
  • a text in French (Français) by Nicolas-Sébastien Roch (1740 - 1794), as Nicolas Chamfort, no title
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Isabelle Aboulker. Go to the text.


Text added to the website: 2011-06-10.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:25
Line count: 3
Word count: 22