by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by David Wyatt

Belle, que vous ay je mesfait
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Belle, que vous ay je mesfait,
Que de moy vous fuyés si fort
Et que metés tout vostre effort
A voloir desdire a mon fait?



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

  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "Fair lady, how have I done you wrong?", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: Alberto Pedrotti

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 5
Word count: 26

Fair lady, how have I done you wrong?
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
Fair lady, how have I done you wrong?
That you fly so hard from me
And make every effort
To try to go back on your word, because of my deed?



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This text was added to the website: 2012-05-22
Line count: 5
Word count: 32