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Mort, j'appelle de ta rigueur

Language: French

Mort, j'appelle de ta rigueur,
Qui m'as ma maîtresse ravie,
Et n'es pas encore assouvie
Si tu ne me tiens en langueur :

Onc puis n'eus force ni vigueur ;
Mais que te nuisoit-elle en vie,
Mort ?

Deux étions et n'avions qu'un coeur ;
S'il est mort, force est que dévie,
Voire, ou que je vive sans vie
Comme les images, par coeur,
Mort !

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