Translation © by David Wyatt

Mon triste cœur
Language: French (Français)  after the French (Français) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Mon triste cœur est en tourment,
Mon âme souffre passions.
Hélas ! ce n'est qu'affection
Qui vient d'un seul département.
Veuillez avoir pitié de moi,
Car c'est Amour de bonne foi.

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  • ENG English (David Wyatt) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Researcher for this text: John Versmoren

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 6
Word count: 31

My sad heart is in torment
Language: English  after the French (Français) 
My sad heart is in torment,
My soul suffers all the emotions.
Alas, it is a disease 
Which comes from just one place.
Please have pity on me
For it is Love, I swear it.

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This text was added to the website: 2012-06-23
Line count: 6
Word count: 35