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A mes pas le plus doux chemin

Language: French (Français)

A mes pas le plus doux chemin
Mène à la porte de ma belle,
Et, bien qu'elle me soit rebelle,
J'y veux encor passer demain.

Il est tout fleuri de jasmin
Au temps de la saison nouvelle,
Et, bien qu'elle me soit cruelle
J'y passe, des fleurs à la main.

Pour toucher son coeur inhumain
Je chante ma peine cruelle,
Et, bien qu'elle me soit rebelle,
C'est pour moi le plus doux chemin.


Translation(s): ENG ENG

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

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , no title, copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , "The sweetest pathway", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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The sweetest pathway in the world

Language: English after the French (Français)

 The sweetest pathway in the world
 Leads to my darling's door.
 Although she's cast me aside, yet
 Tomorrow I'll go there once more.
 
 Jasmine blooms o'er the pathway,
 Now when the season is new.
 Although she's cruel towards me
 I'll bring her flowers, too.
 
 Her heart is monstrous cruel.
 I'll woo it with my lay.
 Although she's thrown me over
 I'll follow that sweet pathway.


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Translation of title "Le plus doux chemin" = "The sweetest pathway"

Authorship

  • Translation from French (Français) to English copyright © 2000 by Faith J. Cormier, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.

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

Last modified: 2016-05-17 15:01:40
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