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Adieu, bergère chérie

Language: French (Français)

Adieu, bergère chérie,
Adieu mes seules amours ;
Je vais quitter la prairie
Où tu venois tous les jours.

Exilé sur l'autre rive,
J'y parlerai de ma foi ;
Mais, hélas ! ma voix plaintive 
Ne viendra plus jusqu'à toi.

Ne pleure pas, mon amie ;
J'ai peu de terns à souffrir :
Tout mal cesse avec la vie,
Et qui te fuit, va mourir. 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Œuvres de M. de Florian, Volume 1, Paris, F. Dufart, 1805, page 207.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Set in a modified version by Jules Massenet.

Text added to the website: 2019-05-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-05-04 15:13:05

Line count: 12
Word count: 65

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