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Sur les sommets lointains obscurcis par...

Language: French (Français)

Sur les sommets lointains obscurcis par ses voiles,
Le soir est descendu discret et familier,
Et la nuit, en riant, égrène ses étoiles,
Comme les perles d'un collier.

Là bas, près du coteau qui rayonne à sa vue,
La Lune a dénoué sa robe au pli changeant,
On dirait qu'elle hésite et tremble, l'ingénue,
Pour y poser son pied d'argent.

Tout dort, l'oiseau, la fleur et la grappe vermeille,
La brise caressante au bord du lac profond,
Et seul, dans la nature, il est un cœur qui veille
Au doux penser de ton doux nom.

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor]


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: 2019-05-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-07 11:36:12

Line count: 12
Word count: 95

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