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La nuit, sans doute, était trop belle

Language: French (Fran├žais)

La nuit, sans doute, était trop belle,
Le ciel trop bleu.
J'eus tort d'admirer avec elle
L'oeuvre de Dieu

C'était dans les nids de verdure
Trop de chansons
L'étoile brillait trop pure
Sur les gazon !

Oui c'est ta faute, ô nuit sereine
Si son beau cou
son front pâle, ses yeux de reine 
m'ont rendu fou.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Jean-Pierre Granger


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

  • ENG English (Jean-Pierre Granger) , title 1: "The night was probably too fine", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-10-21.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:03
Line count: 12
Word count: 57

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