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

Hey, Robin, jolly Robin
Language: English 
Available translation(s): GER
Hey, Robin, jolly Robin,
Tell me how thy lady does.
My lady is unkind, perdy.
Hey, Robin, jolly Robin,
Tell me why is she so?
She loves another, another.

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Hé ! Robin, joyeux Robin
Language: French (Français)  after the English 
Hé ! Robin, joyeux Robin,
Dis-moi comment va ta dame.
Madame est insensible, pardi !
Hé ! Robin, joyeux Robin,
Dis-moi pourquoi est-elle ainsi ?
Elle en aime un autre...

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This text was added to the website: 2010-10-25
Line count: 6
Word count: 30