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Language: French (Français)

Las! Colombine a fermé le volet,
Et vainement le chasseur tend ses toiles,
Car la fillette au doux esprit follet,
De ses rideaux laissant tomber les voiles,
S'est dérobée, ainsi que les étoiles.
Bien qu'elle cache à l'amant indigent
Son casaquin pareil au ciel changeant,
Ah!  C'est pour charmer cette beauté barbare
Que remuant comme du vif-argent.
Arlequin chante et gratte sa guitare.

Submitted by Geoffrey Wieting


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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