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Réveillez‑vous, belle dormeuse

Language: French (Français)

Réveillez-vous, belle dormeuse,
Si ce baiser vous fait plaisir ;
Mais si vous êtes scrupuleuse,
Dormez, ou feignez de dormir.
Craignez que je ne vous réveille,
Favorisez ma trahison ;
Vous soupirez, votre cœur veille,
Laissez dormir votre raison.
Souvent quand la raison sommeille,
On aime sans y consentir ;
Pourvu qu’Amour ne nous réveille
Qu’autant qu’il faut pour le sentir.
Si je vous apparais en songe,
Jouissez d’une douce erreur ;
Goûtez les plaisirs du mensonge
Si la vérité vous fait peur.

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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)

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