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Sonnet mélancolique

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Qui sait où s'enfuit
Le sang de nos veines ?
Que de choses vaines 
Notre âme poursuit ! 

Lèvres de fleurs pleines, 
Qui sait, dans la nuit,
Où le vent conduit 
Vos chères haleines ?

Sait tout qui sait bien, 
Qu'il n'est de vrai bien,
Qu'au cœur où s'attache 

L'amoureux souci.
Aimons sans relâche ! 
Aimons sans merci !


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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