by François Coppée (1842 - 1908)

Fuis le miroir séduisant
Language: French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Fuis le miroir séduisant
Où tu nattes à présent
L'or de tes cheveux de fée;
Laisse là rubans et noeuds,
Car les buissons épineux
T'auront bientôt décoiffé.

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Note: Coppée wrote this stanza specifically for Massenet's piece.


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This text was added to the website: 2021-10-03
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