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Mon amy m'avoit promis Une si belle chainture Il ne me l'a poinct donnée Il le m'a bien chier vendue. Ay ay ay dist Marion Vous mi deschirez mon plichon.
Modernized spelling version:
Mon ami m’avait promis Une si belle ceinture. Il ne me l'a point donnée, Il le m’a bien cher vendue. Ay, ay, ay dit Marion, Vous mi deschirez mon plichon.
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- ENG English (Lawrence Sisk) , "My friend promised me", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Researcher for this text: Ellis Hilton
This text was added to the website: 2009-01-17
Line count: 6
Word count: 30
My friend promised me a very lovely belt. He never gave it to me, He sold it to me for a lot of money. Ay, ay, ay, says Marion, You have torn off my merkin.
- Translation from French (Français) to English copyright © 2018 by Lawrence Sisk, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
This text was added to the website: 2018-02-12
Line count: 6
Word count: 35