Translation © by José Miguel Llata

À Saint‑Blaise, à la Zuecca
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG SPA
À Saint-Blaise, à la Zuecca,
Vous étiez, vous étiez bien aise
À Saint-Blaise.
À Saint-Blaise, à la Zuecca,
Nous étions bien là.

Mais de vous en souvenir
Prendrez-vous la peine ?
Mais de vous en souvenir
Et d'y revenir,

À Saint-Blaise, à la Zuecca,
Dans les prés fleuris cueillir la verveine,
À Saint-Blaise, à la Zuecca,
Vivre et mourir là !

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  • ENG English (Victoria de Menil) , "In St. Blaise at the Zuecca", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (José Miguel Llata) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Qué contenta estabas
Language: Spanish (Español)  after the French (Français) 
Qué contenta estabas 
En San Biasio, en la Giudecca.
Qué bien estábamos 
En san Biasio, en la Giudecca


Pero recordarlo, 
¿Vale la pena? 
Recordarlo y volver allí?


En los prados floridos coger la verbena
En San Biasio, en la Giudecca 
Vivir y morir allí.

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