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Language: French (Français)

De loin, tu paraissais très grande
Et très grave aussi;
Maintenant je me demande
Comment j'ai pu te voir ainsi!
Mon amour était tout transi,
Je n'osais pas aller à toi,
Je tremblais de te déplaire,
Et c'était plus fort que moi,
Tu me faisais peur, ô chère!
Mais tu vins a me rencontre
Avec ton rire gracieux,
Ton joli rire qui montre
Un peu de l'azur des cieux;
Je te serrai sur mon coeur,
Fier, enivré, triomphant!
Et je vis à ta candeur,
Que tu n'étais qu'une enfant!

Submitted by Andrew Schneider [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: 2017-02-08.
Last modified: 2017-05-02 14:58:59
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