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N'oublions pas

Language: French (Français)

Elle était jeune et jolie,
Et moi j'aimais follement
(Peut-être son coeur l'oublie)
Son regard pur et charmant.

Mes yeux seuls osaient lui dire
Ce que je pensais tout bas!
J'ai pleuré de son sourire.
O mon coeur, n'oublions pas!

Un jour, étrange follie
Qui soudain vint m'embraser
(Son coeur peut-être l'oublie)
Je lui ravis un baiser!

Dans son trouble encor plus belle.
Je la vis fuir de mes bras
"Un baiser volé," dit-elle,
"Mon coeur ne l'oubliera pas!"

Ma voix alors la supplie,
"Du baiser faites moi don!"
Et j'obtins (son coeur l'oublie)
Le baiser et le pardon!

Pure ivresse, ardente flamme,
Au seuil même du trépas,
Rassasie encor mon âme!
Triste et seul, n'oublions pas!

Translation(s): ENG

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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)

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

  • ENG English [singable] (Samuel Byrne) , title 1: "Let us not forget"

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

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