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Bon jour, et puis, quelles nouvelles?

Language: French (Français)

Bon jour, et puis, quelles nouvelles?
N'en sçauroit on de vous avoir?
S'en brief ne m'en faictes sçavoir,
J'en feray de toutes nouvelles.

Puis que vous estes si rebelles,
Bon vespre, bonn nuict, bon soir,
     Bon jour!

Mais si vous cueillez des groyselles,
Envoyez m'en; car, pour tout voir,
Je suis gros: mais c'est de vous veoir
Quelcque matin, mes damoyselles;
     Bon jour!

Translation(s): ENG

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

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Peter Low) , title 1: "To the Damsels that are too Lazy to Write to their Suitors", copyright © 2001, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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