Friday, April 14

sorrow

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(AD STELLAM, UXOREM CHARISSIMAM DEFUNCTAM)


Confundunt elementa vices, natura noverca,
Ut paterer, voluit me patiente pati.
Nascitur alba dies, nigra nox perit, ut perit omnis
Stella, mei pereunt te pereunte dies.

Dec.

Constantyn Huygens


home page of Huygens’s poetry

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