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Couleuvre, arreste toy; arreste toy,...

Language: French (Fran├žais) after the Unknown Language

Couleuvre, arreste toy; arreste toy, couleuvre, 
afin que ma soeur tire sur le patron de ta peinture la façon 
et l'ouvrage d'un riche cordon que je puisse donner à m'amie: 
ainsi soit en tout temps ta beauté 
et ta disposition preferée à tous les autres serpens.

Translation(s): GER

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Note: this is provided in the essay as an example of a love song from the area of South America where Villegaignon landed (now Brazil).

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  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832) , title 1: "Liebeslied eines Amerikanischen Wilden", second version [an adaptation] FRE by Max Brod.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Johann Daniel Titius, né Johann Dietz) , no title, a prose translation

Text added to the website: 2013-09-29.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:21
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