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Amour me tue, et si je ne veus dire

Language: French (Français)

Amour me tue, et si je ne veus dire
  Le plaisant mal que ce m'est de mourir:
  Tant j'ay grand peur, qu'on [veuille]1 secourir
  [Le mal, par qui doucement]2 je soupire.

Il est bien vray, que ma langueur desire
  Qu'avec le tans je me puisse guerir:
  Mais je ne veus ma dame requerir
  Pour ma santé: tant me plait mon martire.

Tay toy langueur: je sen venir le jour,
  Que ma maistresse, après si loing sejour,
  Voyant le soing qui ronge ma pensée,

Tout' une nuict, folatrement m'aiant
  Entre ses bras, prodigu', ira paiant
  Les interés de ma pein' avancée.

Translation(s): ENG

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F. Regnard sets stanza 1

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1 Bertrand, Maletty: "voulust"
2 Bertrand, Maletty: "Ce doux tourment pour lequel"

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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "Love is slaying me", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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