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Don't bother.
~ Carl Orff - O Fortuna ~

O fortuna --- O fortune,
velut Luna --- like the moon
statu variabilis, --- you are changeable,

semper crescis --- ever waxing
aut decrescis --- and waning
vita detesabilis, --- hateful life

nunc obdurat --- first oppresses
et tunc curat --- and then soothes
ludo mentis aciem, --- as fancy takes it;

egestatem, --- poverty
potestatem --- power
dissolvit ut glaciem. --- it melts them like ice.

Sors immanis --- Fate - monstrous
et inanis. --- and empty,
rota tu volubilis, --- you whirling wheel,

status malus, --- you are malevolent,
vana salus --- well-being is in vain
semper dissolubilis, --- and always fades to nothing,

obumbrata --- shadowed
et velata --- and veiled
michi quoque niteris; --- you plague me too;

nunc per ludum --- now through the game
dorsum nudum --- I bring my bare back
fero tui sceleris. --- to your villainy.

Sors salutis --- Fate is against me
et virtutis --- in health
michi nunc contraria --- and virtue,

est affectus --- driven on
et defectus --- and weighted down,
semper in angaria. --- always enslaved.

Hac in hora --- So at this hour
sine mora --- without delay
cordum pulsum tangite; --- pluck the vibrating strings;

quod per sortem --- since Fate
sternit fortem, --- strikes down strong man,
mecum omnes plangite! --- everyone weep with me!

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