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En bateau

Language: French (Français)

L'étoile du berger tremblote
Dans l'eau plus noire et le pilote
Cherche un briquet dans sa culotte.

C'est l'instant, Messieurs, ou jamais,
D'être audacieux, et je mets
Mes deux mains partout désormais !

Le chevalier Atys, qui gratte
Sa guitare, à Chloris l'ingrate
Lance une oeillade scélérate.

L'abbé confesse bas Eglé,
Et ce vicomte déréglé
Des champs donne à son coeur la clé.

Cependant la lune se lève
Et l'esquif en sa course brève
File gaîment sur l'eau qui rêve.

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)

Text added to the website: 2009-01-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:03
Line count: 15
Word count: 80

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