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Je suis plus aisé que les Dieux

Language: French (Français)

Je suis plus aise [en mon cœur]1 que les Dieux
Quand maugré toi tu me baises, Maistresse ;
De ton baiser la douceur larronnesse
Tout esperdu m'en-vole jusqu'aux cieux.

Quant est de moy, j'estime beaucoup mieux
Ton seul baiser que si quelque deesse,
En cent façons doucement tenteresse,
M'accoloit nud d'un bras delicieux.

Il est bien vrai que tu as de coustume
D'entremesler tes baisers d'amertume,
Les donnants courts. Mais quoi ? Je ne pourrois

Vivre autrement : car mon ame, qui touche
Tant de beautez, s'enfuyroit par ma bouche,
Et de trop d'aise en ton sein je mourrois.


Translation(s): ENG

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F. Regnard sets stanza 1

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1 not set by Regnard and de Maletty.

Submitted by David Wyatt

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  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "I am more at ease than the Gods", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2012-07-25.
Last modified: 2015-01-14 14:02:14
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Word count: 99

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