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L'aur amara
fa'ls bruels brancutz
clarzir,
que'l dous'espeis'ab fuelhs,
e'ls letz
becx
dels auzels ramencx
te babs e mutz,
pars
e non pars,
per que m'esfortz
per far e dir
plazers
a manhs per lei
qui m'a virat bas d'aut,
don tem morir
si l'afans no m'asoma.

Tan fo clara
ma prima lutz
d'eslir
lei don cre'l cors los huelhs,
non pretz
necx
mans dos aigovencx
d'autra, s'esdutz
rars
mos preiars:
pero deportz
m'es ad auzir
volers;
bos motz segrei
de lieis don tan m'azaut
qu'al sieu servir
sei del pe tro c'al coma.

Amors, guara!
sui be vengutz?
Cauzir
tem far, si'm dezacuelhs
tal detz
pecx,
que t'es mielhs que't trencx,
qu'ieu sui fis drutz,
cars
e non vars;
ma'l cors ferm fortz
me fai cobrir
mainhs vers,
qu'ap tot lo nei,
m'agr' ops us bais al caut
cor refrezir,
que no'i val autra goma.

Si m'ampara,
silh que'm trautz,
d'aizir
qui es de pretz capduelhs,
dels quetz
precx
qu'ai dedins a rencx
l'er for rendutz
clars
mos pensars:
quieu fora mortz
mas fa'm sufrir
l'espers
que'lh prec que'm brei,
qu'aisso'm te let e baut,
que d'als jauzir
non val jois un poma.

Doussa car'a
totz aips volgutz,
sofrir
m'er per vos manhs erguelhs,
quar etz
decx
de totz mos fadencx
don ai manhs brutz
pars;
e guabars
de vos no'm tortz
ni'm fai partir
avers,
c'anc non amei
ren tan amens d'ufaut,
ans vos dezir
plus que Dieu silh de Doma.

Ara't para,
chans e condutz,
fornir
al rei qui te rucuelhs,
quar Pretz,
secx
sai, lai es doblencx,
e mantegutz
dars
e manjars:
de joi la't portz.
son anel mir
si'l ders,
qu'anc non estei
jorn d'Araguo que'l saut
no'i volgues ir;
mas sai m'an clamat: "roma!"

Fez es l'acrotz:
qu'el cor remir
totz sers
lieis cui dompnei,
ses parsonier Arnaut,
qu'en autr'albir
n'esfort m'entent'a soma.

The bitter air
makes those bough-laden woods
barren,
which the sweet one thickens with leaves,
and the gleeful
beaks
of the wandering birds
it keeps stammering and dumb,
couples
and single ones,
therefore I endeavour
to act and speak
pleasantly
to many for the sake of her
who has cast me low from high,
for whom I dread to die
if my grievance isn't eased.

So bright it was,
my first enlightenment
in choosing
her about whom my heart believes my eyes,
I don't care for
secret
inviting becks
of another woman, if she turns away
my rare
entreats:
but it is joy
to me to hear
her wish;
I shall follow the fair words
of her who has taken me so much
that in serving her
I am [devoted] from head to toe.

Hist, Love!
am I welcome?
To display,
I fear, if you repel me,
such words
(ill)
that you'd better cut this,
since I'm a faithful lover,
dear
and not fleeting;
but my firm, strong heart
makes me conceal
in many directions that,
albeit I deny it,
I'd need a kiss my hot
heart to refresh,
since other remedies are useless.

If he agrees,
he who is tormenting me,
to make me closer
to that epitome of worth,
of the mute
prayers
which huddle inside me
shall be made to her
clear
my thoughts:
that I would be dead
but it helps me endure
that expectation
which I endear her to shorten,
which alone keeps me gay and joyful,
since of other joys
none's worth a minnow.

Sweet visage,
laden with all qualities,
to endure
from your hands shall be pride,
since you are
the end
of all my follies,
because of which I have suffered many ill
slander;
but scoffing
doesn't turn me from you
nor makes me part [from you]
wealth,
since never have I loved
with less vanity anything:
rather, I long for you
more than those of Doma long for God.

Now get ready, you
lyrics and song,
to show
before the king that welcomes you,
since Worth,
blind
here, is doubled there,
and kept is
the habit of giving gifts
and food:
gladly I bring you there.
Ah, for her wondrous ring
to behold!
Never have I been
far from Aragon without, all of a sudden,
craving to go there;
but here they have shouted: "Stay!"

The rhymes are done:
let the heart behold
every night
her who suits
her absent Arnaut,
since in other thought
I cannot put my whole will.