Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Anima mea liquefacta est
Language: Latin 
Available translation(s): FRE
Anima mea liquefacta est,
ut dilectus locutus est,
vox enim eius dulcis,
et facies eius decora.
Labia eius lilia stillantia
myrrham primam.

Song of Solomon 5:6; 2:14; 5:13; 5:8


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Mon âme s'est liquéfiée", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2018-02-05
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Word count: 22

Mon âme s'est liquéfiée
Language: French (Français)  after the Latin 
Mon âme s'est liquéfiée
quand mon chéri a parlé,
car sa voix est douce
et son visage est beau.
Ses lèvres sont des lys d'où coule
la myrrhe la plus pure.


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This text was added to the website: 2018-02-07
Line count: 6
Word count: 31