„Ever in this world saw I
Good men suffer grave torments,
But even more—
Enough to terrify—
Men who live out evil lives
Reveling in pleasure and in content.“

—  Luís Vaz de Camões, Lyric poetry, Songs (redondilhas), Os bons vi sempre passar No mundo graves tormentos; E para mais me espantar, Os maus vi sempre nadar Em mar de contentamentos. "Esparsa ao Desconcerto do Mundo", translation from Luís de Camões and the Epic of the Lusiads (1962) by Henry Hersch Hart, p. 111
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Os bons vi sempre passar No mundo graves tormentos; E para mais me espantar Os maus vi sempre nadar Em mar de contentamentos.

Lírica, poesia "Esparsa ao desconcerto do mundo"

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