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Fera‑t‑il beau temps, pleuvra‑t‑il ?

Language: French (Français)

Fera-t-il beau temps, pleuvra-t-il ? 
Prends ta canne, Monsieur Benoist ;
Fera-t-il beau temps, pleuvra-t-il ?
Qui le sait ? ni pape, ni roi ;
Prends ta canne de bois 
Des îles[.] 

Qui peut savoir où le vent file ?
Bon courage, Monsieur Benoist ;
Qui peut savoir où le vent file ?
Rêve de femme est plus subtil ;
Prends ta canne de bois 
Des îles. 

Que femme au retour crie ou danse, 
Bon courage, Monsieur Benoist ;
Que femme au retour crie ou danse,
Prends ta pipe, Monsieur Benoist,
Prends ta pipe de bois 
De France.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Anthologie poétique du XXe siècle, Tome second, ed. by Robert de la Vaissière, Paris, Les Éditions G. Crès, 1923, page 26.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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