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Language: French (Français)

L'aurore a chassé les orages :
D'un voile de pourpre et d'azur
Elle pare un ciel sans nuages ;
L'onde roule un cristal plus pur.

Sur un gazon humide encore,
Aux premiers regards du soleil,
La rose, se hâtant d'éclore,
Ouvre un calice plus vermeil.

Un zéphir plus doux la caresse ;
Les oiseaux sont plus amoureux;
La vigne, avec plus de tendresse,
Embrasse l'ormeau de ses nœuds.

Dans ces retraites solitaires,
Tout s'embellit de mon espoir :
Frais gazons, beau ciel, onde claire,
Sauriez-vous qu'elle vient ce soir ?

Confirmed with Casimir Delavigne, Poésies diverses, précédées d'un poème sur la vaccine, par M. Casimir Delavigne, Paris, Ladvocat, 1823, pages 41-42

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: 2019-05-12 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-12 12:08:06

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