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Carmen 110 (in English by Kathleen)
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Available in Latin, Brazilian Port., Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Italian, Scanned, and Spanish. Compare two languages here.
Aufillena, good girl-friends always are praised:
They receive their price for that which
they set out to do. Because you promised,
because you lied to me, you shameful girl,
because you did not give though you have often received,
you do an evil deed. Either it is proper
as a freewoman to perform, or it was proper
for a chaste woman not to have promised, Aufillena:
but to seize gifts, by cheating him out of services,
is more characteristic of a greedy whore
who prostitutes herself with her whole body.
© copyright 9-4-2001 by Kathleen
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