Tag Archives: Cantares Galegos

Curros Enríquez- The Virgin of the Crystal Part III

They must have loved each other a lot The servants of Mazcareñas They must have loved each other a lot For them to be talking at such length. Every night they are seated On a great stone bench Talking to … Continue reading

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The Girl at the Fountain

I saw you on a clear night, It was Midsummer´s Eve, And you were putting fresh herbs Out in the fountain to cool. Ah, but you were so pretty Like the rose on the rosebush When it is covered all … Continue reading

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Rosalía de Castro- I loved you so much

“I loved you so much, my girl, Such love I had for you For me you were moon White dawn and bright sun; Clean water in a fresh fountain, Rose in the garden of God; My chest’s soft breathing Life … Continue reading

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Rosalía de Castro- Nasín cando as prantas nasen

I was born when the plants come out In the month of flowers was I born, One easy early morning One early April morning. That’s why they call me Rose Of the sorrowful smile, With thorns for everyone But not … Continue reading

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