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Fais rafraîchir mon vin de sorte

Language: French (Français)

[Fais rafraîchir mon]1 vin de sorte
qu'il [passe en froideur un]2 glaçon;
fais venir Jeanne, qu'elle apporte
son luth pour dire une chanson;
nous ballerons tous trois au son,
et dis à Barbe qu'elle vienne,
les cheveux tors à la façon
d'une folâtre Italienne.

Ne vois-tu que le jour se passe?
Je ne vis point au lendemain;
Page, reverse dans ma tasse,
[que ce grand verre soit]3 tout plein.
Maudit soit qui languit en vain!
[Ces vieux médicins]4 je n'appreuve;
[mon]5 cerveau n'est jamais bien sain
[si beaucoup de vin ne l'abreuve.]6

Translation(s): ENG GER

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1 Leguerney: "Rafraîchis-moi le"
2 Leguerney: "soit aussi frais qu'un"
3 Leguerney: "remplis-moi ce verre"
4 Leguerney: "Les Philosophes"
5 Leguerney: "le"
6 Leguerney: "Que l'Amour et le vin n'abreuve."

Submitted by LaDonna Manternach


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 (Peter Low) , "To his page", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:47

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