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Les larmes

Language: French (Français)

Si vous donnez le calme après tant de secousses,
Si vous courez d'oubli tant de maux dérobés,
Si vous lavez ma plaie et si vous êtes douces,
O mes larmes, tombez! tombez!

Mais, si comme autrefois vous êtes meurtrières,
Si vous rongez un coeur qui déjà brûle en soi,
N'ajoutez pas au mal, respectez mes paupières:
O larmes, laissez moi, laissez moi!

Oui, laissez moi! je sens ma peine plus cuisante,
Vous avez evoqué tous mes rêves perdus:
Pitié! pitié! pitié!
laisez mourir mon âme agonisante!
Larmes, ne tombez pas! ne tombez pas!

Translation(s): CAT RUS

List of language codes

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)

Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "Les llàgrimes", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-12-06 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:01

Line count: 13
Word count: 93

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