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À vous, trouppe légère

Language: French (Français)

À vous, [trouppe]1 légère,
  Qui d'aile passagère
    Par le monde volez,
Et, d'un sifflant murmure
  L'ombrageuse verdure
    Doulcement esbranlez,

J'offre ces violettes,
  Ces lis, et ces fleurettes,
    Et ces roses icy,
Ces vermeillettes roses,
  Tout freschement écloses,
    Et ces oeilletz aussi.

De vostre doulce halaine
  Éventez ceste plaine,
    Éventez ce séjour:
Ce pendant que j'ahanne
  À mon blé, que je vanne
    À la chaleur du jour.


Translation(s): DUT ENG GER

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E. Moret sets stanzas 1-2
J. Altès sets stanzas 1-2

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1 Altès, Moret: "ombre"; further changes may exist not shown above.

Modernized spelling:

À vous, trouppe légère,
  Qui d'aile passagère
    Par le monde volez,
Et, d'un sifflant murmure
  L'ombrageuse verdure
    Doucement ébranlez,

J'offre ces violettes,
  Ces lis, et ces fleurettes,
    Et ces roses ici,
Ces vermeillettes roses,
  Tout fraichement écloses,
    Et ces oeillets aussi.

De votre douce haleine
  Éventez cette plaine,
    Éventez ce séjour:
Ce pendant que j'ahanne
  À mon blé, que je vanne
    À la chaleur du jour.


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)

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

  • ENG English (David Jonathan Justman) , "From a winnower of wheat to the winds", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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