by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation © by David Wyatt

Mille bonjours je vous presente
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Mille bonjours je vous presente
Joyeusement, ma dame belle;
Le jour de l'annee nouvelle
Je vous donne corps et entente.



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

  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , title 1: "A thousand welcomes I give you", 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: 21

A thousand welcomes I give you
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
A thousand welcomes I give you
Joyously, my fair lady;
On this first day of the new year
I give you my body and my understanding1


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1 Or 'my agreement'


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This text was added to the website: 2012-05-22
Line count: 5
Word count: 27