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Language: French (Français)

Oh ! dormir sous votre ombre,
Beaux arbres de Charence !
Laisser couler sans nombre
Ses jours dans le silence.
Paupière demi-close,
Écouter dans les fleurs
L'abeille qui se pose
Et chante son bonheur ;
Entendre le ruisseau
Qui gémit et murmure,
Et porte en vos rameaux
Son onde fraîche et pure !
Puis, le soir, à pas lent,
Monter sur les collines,
Voir le soleil couchant
Qui s'endort sur les cimes :
Vivre comme une fleur,
Sans regret, sans désir ;
Ne pas sentir son cœur,
Et doucement mourir !

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)

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