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

Come thou Monarch of the Vine
Language: English 
Available translation(s): CAT
Come thou Monarch of the Vine,
Plumpie Bacchus, with pinke eyne:
In thy Fattes our Cares be drown'd,
With thy Grapes out haires be Crown'd.
     Cup us till the world go round,
     Cup us till the world go round.

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Confirmed with Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies. Published according to the True Originall Copies. London. Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed. Blount. 1623 (Facsimile from the First Folio Edition, London: Chatto and Windus, Piccadilly. 1876), page 351 of the Tragedies.


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Viens, toi, monarque du vin
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Viens, toi, monarque du vin,
Bacchus joufflu, à l’œil rose:
Que nos soucis soient noyés dans tes cuves,
Et nos cheveux couronnés de tes grappes!
Verse-nous jusqu’à ce que le monde tourne,
Verse-nous jusqu’à ce que le monde tourne!

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Text added to the website: 2019-05-07 00:00:00
Last modified: 2019-05-07 02:16:21
Line count: 6
Word count: 39