Ezio Auditore da Firenze’s Rocking With The Lute
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“I will sing in praise of children, I will croon in praise of Dames.
I will chant in praise of mighty men, when I recall their names.”
“A Minstrel’s song I’ve head them say, bring maidens by the score.
But luck deserts me when I play, they hasten to the door.”
“Fair Lucrezia could not sate, her appetite for lovers.
But I suspect she would be fine, with two or three more brothers.”
“Cesare, oh Cesare, a man of great depravity,
Believed himself immortal, ‘till he had a date with gravity.”
“I am a tactless minstrel, i sing off key for coins.
If you spot me in the streets, please kick me in the loins.”
“Young Cesare, I heard him say, could not be killed by man.
So I tossed him in the air, to see where he would land.”
“Oh, the beauties of Firenze, can melt a heart you see.
Beware the girls of Roma, lest fire you wish to pee.”
“There was once a man named Duccio, a rat with lecher’s taste.
Whenever he would show himself, my fist would find his face.”
“I’m dressed up like a jester, I act the fool and mime.
All the actions of those I curse, and run down all the time.”
“While travelling through Forli, I took her at her leisure.
She said it’s strictly business, such business was my pleasure.”
“Vieri, oh Veiri, yes he of Pazzi fame.
Was just as mad as his old man, and ended just the same.”
“Proud Romagna’s iron lady, a rose of tempered steel.
Could raise the ardour of a corpse, and teach a stone to feel.”
“To judge a lady’s character, note well her company.
If you wish to seem a sage, come spend the night with me.”
“No one understands my plight, the life of a musician.
Singing for impatient men, a terminal condition.”
“Before Rodrigo was the Pope, he was a man of vices.
And once he ‘came the holy see, he raised his vices prices.”
“Venezia’s firm Doge, a fierce and evil man.
Was just a trifle red of face, when I upset his plan.”
“I sing in Italiano, you understand no word.
But, my Greek is non existent, and my Turkish is absurd.”
“The things I do to save the world, surprise me time to time.
Like learning how to play the lute, and making these words rhyme.”
“I can’t believe I stand here, and sing, my time I waste.
Yet you who sit and smile at me, sincerely have no taste.”
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