Luís de Camões

Luís de Camões

Lisbon, Portugal
Luís de Camões
Lisbon, Portugal
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Luís Vaz de Camões (Portuguese pronunciation: [luˈiʒ ˈvaʒ dɨ kaˈmõjʃ]; sometimes rendered in English as Camoens or Camoëns (e.g. by Byron in English Bards and Scotch Reviewers), /ˈkæm oʊˌənz/; c. 1524 or 1525 – 20 June [O.S. 10 June] 1580), is considered Portugal's and the Portuguese language's greatest poet. His mastery of verse has been compared ...
Popular Poems
1.
Love is a fire that burns unseen
Love is a fire that burns unseen,
a wound that aches yet isn't felt,
an always discontent contentment,
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2.
An Adieu to Tagus
Waters of gentle Tagus, calmly flowing
Through these green fields ye freshen as ye flow,
On flocks and herds, plants, flowers, all things that grow,
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3.
Audaces Fortuna Juvat
Never did love his boldness hurtful find;
Fortune hath ever favours for the bold;
For cowardice, that shivers in the cold,
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4.
Beholding Her
When I behold you, Lady! when my eyes
Dwell on the deep enjoyment of your sight,
I give my spirit to that one delight,
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5.
Blighted Love
Flowers are fresh, and bushes green,
Cheerily the linnets sing;
Winds are soft, and skies serene;
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