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Les yeux de Berthe

Language: French (Français)

Vous pouvez mépriser les yeux les plus célèbres, 
Beaux yeux de mon enfant, par où filtre et s'enfuit 
Je ne sais quoi de bon, de doux comme la Nuit! 
Beaux yeux, versez sur moi vos charmantes ténèbres! 

Grands yeux de mon enfant, arcanes adorés, 
Vous ressemblez beaucoup à ces grottes magiques 
Où, derrière l'amas des ombres léthargiques, 
Scintillent vaguement des trésors ignorés! 

On enfant a des yeux obscurs, profonds et vastes 
Comme toi, Nuit immense, éclairés comme toi! 
Leurs feux sont ces pensers d'Amour, mêlés de Foi, 
Qui pétillent au fond, voluptueux ou chastes.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)


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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:20
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