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The Poems of Master Francois Villon

Privately printed for the Villon Society. Translated and edited by John Payne. Limited edition, lettered “B.” of an unknown number of copies. Three-quarter leather with marbled boards. 115 palabras más

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ballade of the ladies of times past

Tell me where, in which country
Is Flora, the beautiful Roman;
Archipiada (Alcibiades?), born Thaïs
Who was her first cousin;
Echo, speaking when one makes noise… 173 palabras más


returning to the village

Mais où sont les neiges d’antan?
F. Villon

What are you doing
by the fire, girl,
pale as a sapling
fading in the dusk? 126 palabras más



Úgy emlékszem vissza az általános iskolai éveimre, mint az egyetlen igazság/ok keresésének időszakára. Paradoxon. Még a népmesék és népdalok között is a “legeredetibb verzió” kiszűrésére kellett törekedni. 270 palabras más

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Five Fascinating Facts about Francois Villon

Fun facts about the French medieval poet

1. François Villon was a murderer, thief, and member of a criminal brotherhood. Villon was born in Paris in 1431; in 1449 he went to study at the University there, and was made a master of arts three years later. 466 palabras más


Hommes faillis, bertaudés de raison,

As the title claims, this is a poem full of good advice from Francois Villon , which I would say is as relevant in the 21st century as it was in the 15th. 623 palabras más