by Anonymous / Unidentified Author

...d'une dévote
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ci-gît une dévote et qui fut des plus franches,
Qui sous de modestes, sous de modestes atours
Allait à Vêpres les dimanches.

Que faisait-elle, Ami, les autres jours?
Ca! ça! ça! ça!
Ca, c'est une autre paire de manches.

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

  • ENG English (Pierre Cao) , "...of an excessively pious woman", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Pierre Cao

This text was added to the website: 2009-10-14
Line count: 6
Word count: 39