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A Villonaud: Ballad Of The Gibbet

Rating: 2.7
SCENE: 'En ce bourdel ou tenons nostre estat.'

It being remembered that there were six of us with Master Villon, when
that expecting presently lo be hanged he writ a ballad whereof ye know:

‘Freres humains qui apres nous vivez.'

Drink ye a skoal for the gallows tree!
Francois and Margot and thee and me,
Drink we the comrades merrily
That said us, 'Till then' for the gallows tree!
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COMMENTS
Eugene Levich 03 June 2014
An interesting, but difficult fully to understand, take-off of Villon. I'll have to read it again!
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