Language: French (Français)
Il se disent de jolies choses, des choses
"Comment allez-vous ?"
"Ne suis-je pas aimable ?"
"Vous avez de gros yeux."
"Je voudrais être dans la lune."
Il hoche la tête.
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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 (Laura Prichard) , title 1: "The flirt", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Word count: 36
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Language: English after the French (Français)
He says pretty things,
“How are you?”
“Am I not lovable?”
“You have big eyes.”
“I would like to be in the moon.”
He nods his head.
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Note for line 7: “Il est con comme la lune” is an expression that means “He’s a damned fool.”
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