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Thérèse

Language: French (Français)

 Aimer Thérèse, est ma folie,
 Cette folie est un poison;
 Mais peut on la voir si jolie,
 Hélas! sans perdre la raison?

 Oui les septs Sages de la Grêce
 À Thérèse eusseunt fait la cour:
 Pour elle oubliant la sagesse,
 Ils eussent raffollés d'amour.


Translation(s): ENG

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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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Faith J. Cormier) , title 1: "Thérèse", copyright © 2000, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:55
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Word count: 45

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Thérèse

Language: English after the French (Français)

 Loving Thérèse is my madness,
  a poisoned madness,
 but can anyone see her beauty
 without losing his mind?
 
 Yes, the seven sages of Greece
 would have courted Thérèse,
 forgetting their wisdom,
 lost in love.


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:55
Line count: 8
Word count: 35