Le bain de mer
Language: French (Français)
"La mer est large, Madame."
"En tous cas, elle est assez profonde."
Ne vous asseyez pas dans le fond. C'est très humide."
"Voici de bonnes vieilles vagues."
"Elles sont pleines d'eau."
"Vous êtes toute mouillée !"
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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)
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "Swimming", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2009-02-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:06
Line count: 7
Word count: 38
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Language: English after the French (Français)
“The sea is wide, Madam.”
“In any case, it is deep enough.
Don’t sit down on the sea bottom. It’s very wet.”
“These are good old waves.”
“They are full of water.”
“You’re all wet!”
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Text added to the website: 2016-10-23.
Last modified: 2016-10-23 13:32:01
Line count: 7
Word count: 37