by Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475 - 1564)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Sol io ardendo all'ombra mi rimango
Language: Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Sol io ardendo all'ombra mi rimango,
quand'el sol de'suo razzi el mondo spoglia:
Ogni altro per piacere, e io per doglia,
prostrato in terra, mi lamento e piango.

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Line count: 4
Word count: 28

Seul, brûlant, je demeure à l'ombre
Language: French (Français)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Seul, brûlant, je demeure à l'ombre
Quand le soleil, de ses rayons, dépouille le monde :
Les autres par plaisir, et moi par souffrance,
Prostré à terre, je me lamente et je pleure.

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This text was added to the website: 2011-04-10
Line count: 4
Word count: 33