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

While you here do snoring lie
Language: English 
While you here do snoring lie,
Open-eyed conspiracy
  His time doth take.
If of life you keep a care,
Shake off slumber, and beware:
  Awake, awake!

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Tandis que vous gisez ici ronflant
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Tandis que vous gisez ici ronflant,
La conspiration a l’œil ouvert
Et choisit son moment.
Si de la vie vous avez souci,
Secouez ce sommeil et prenez garde.
Éveillez-vous ! Éveillez-vous !

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Text added to the website: 2016-02-08 00:00:00
Last modified: 2016-02-08 17:45:07
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