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Sur l'herbe

Language: French (Fran├žais)

L'abbé divague. - Et toi, marquis,
Tu mets de travers ta perruque.
- Ce vieux vin de Chypre est exquis
Moins, [Camargo]1, que votre nuque.

- Ma flamme . . . Do, mi, sol, la, si.
- L'abbé, ta noirceur se dévoile.
- Que je meure, Mesdames, si 
Je ne vous décroche une étoile !

- Je voudrais être petit chien !
Embrassons nos bergères, l'une
Après l'autre. - Messieurs, eh bien ?
Do, mi, sol. - Hé ! bonsoir, la Lune !

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1 Camargo was an eighteenth-century ballerina.


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