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Prisonnier en Crimée, Opéra-Comique en 2 actes

Word count: 135

Opera by Emmanuel de Fonscolombe (1810 - 1875)

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. Cruel moment [ sung text checked 1 time]

Subtitle: Romance

Language: French (Français)


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Cruel moment trop pénible mystère  
Comment cacher mes tourments à mon père  
Mon trouble éclate malgré moi  
Quand de parler tout me fait une loi.  
Comme il trompait mon cœur avec adresse  
Comme sa voix près de lui, près de lui, m'attirait  
Il n'a pas su me garder sa promesse  
Un seul instant a trahi son secret.  
Mais si mon cœur a perdu sa tendresse  
Pourquoi mes yeux pleins de tristesse !  
Il faut le fuir ah! quel amer regret.  
Quand sur mon front malgré moi  
L'on peut lire l'amour secret  
L'amour qui cause mon malheur  
Et quand ma voix en ce jour doit tout dire  
Pourquoi cacher les désirs de mon cœur ?  
Mon père il faut terminer mon martyre  
Je l'aime trop pour le maudire  
Je l'aime, hélas! et je crois au bonheur.

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