by Pierre de Ronsard (1524 - 1585)

Ronsard repose ici, qui, hardi des...
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ronsard repose ici, qui, hardi des l'enfance, 
Détourna d'Helicon les muses en la France,
Suivant le son du luth et les traits d'Apollon. 
Mais peu valut sa muse encontre l'aiguillon 
De la mort, qui cruelle en ce tombeau l'enserre: 
Son âme soit à Dieu, son corps soit à la terre.

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "Ronsard lies here, bold from childhood", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 50