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Tu me donnas ton cœur, tes yeux

Language: French (Français)

Tu me donnas ton cœur, tes yeux, 
Ta jeune passion, tes lèvres ; 
Tu mis l'ombre de tes cheveux 
Sur mon front brûlé par les fièvres : 

Et pourtant je t'ai fuie un jour, 
Et j'ai voulu que tu m'oublies ;  
Et c'est aujourd'hui mon amour 
Qui te venge de mes folies ! 

C'est moi qui souffre comme un fou 
En pensant à la dernière heure 
Où tes bras étaient à mon cou :
C'est moi qui t'aime et moi qui pleure !

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with L'Illusion, Troisième édition, Paris, Alphonse Lemerre, 1893, page 45.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2014-09-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-09-29 13:30:44

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Word count: 83

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