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Une amoureuse flamme

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Une amoureuse flamme
Consume mes beaux jours ;
Ah ! la paix de mon âme
A donc fui pour toujours !

Son départ, son absence
Sont pour moi le cercueil ;
Et loin de sa présence
Tout me paraît en deuil.

Alors, ma pauvre tête
Se dérange bientôt ;
Mon faible esprit s'arrête,
Puis se glace aussitôt.

Une amoureuse flamme
Consume mes beaux jours ;
Ah ! la paix de mon âme
A donc fui pour toujours !

je suis à ma fenêtre,
Ou dehors, tout le jour,
C'est pour le voir paraître,
Ou hâter son retour.

Sa marche que j'admire,
Son port si gracieux,
Sa bouche au doux sourire,
Le charme de ses yeux ;

La voix enchanteresse
Dont il sait m'embraser,
De sa main la caresse,
Hélas ! et son baiser...

D'une amoureuse flamme
Consumant mes beaux jours ;
Ah ! la paix de mon âme
A donc fui pour toujours !

Mon coeur bientôt se presse,
Dès qu'il le sent venir ;
Au gré de ma tendresse
Puis-je le retenir ?

Ô caresses de flamme !
Que je voudrais un jour
Voir s'exhaler mon âme
Dans ses baisers d'amour !


About the headline (FAQ)

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832), no title, appears in Faust, in Der Tragödie erster Teil (Part I), first published 1790 CAT DUT ENG ENG ENG GRE ITA ITA NOR RUS SPA
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Max Joseph Beer, Franz Aloys Theodor Commer, Friedrich Curschmann, Wilhelm Fritze, Gustav Heinrich Graben-Hoffmann, Johann von Haszlinger, Karl Ludwig Friedrich Hetsch, Gustav Jansen [not F. G. Jansen], Johann Christoph Kienlen, Bernhard Klein, Conradin Kreutzer, Fredric Joseph Kroll, Justus Amadeus Lecerf, Leopold Lenz, Johann Karl Gottfried Loewe, Carl Adolf Lorenz, Dr., Carl Theodor Moritz, Antoni Henryk Radziwill, Fürst, Franz Peter Schubert, Carl, Freiherr von Seckendorff, Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Richard Wagner, Karl Friedrich Zelter, C. F. Zietzschmann. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2009-10-27 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:26

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