by William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616)
Translation by François-Victor Hugo (1828 - 1873)

The god of love
Language: English 
The god of love,
That sits above,
And knows me, and knows me,
How pitiful I deserve.

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Le dieu d’amour
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Le dieu d’amour.
Qui siège là-haut
Et me connaît, et me connaît,
Sait combien je suis pitoyable...

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Text added to the website: 2016-01-28 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-01-28 15:11:25
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