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Romance

Language: French

L'âme évaporée et souffrante,
L'âme douce, l'âme odorante
Des lys divins que j'ai cueillis
Dans le jardin de ta pensée,
Où donc les vents l'ont-ils chassée,
Cette âme adorable des lys?

N'est-il plus un parfum qui reste
De la suavité céleste
Des jours où tu m'enveloppais
D'une vapeur surnaturelle,
Faite d'espoir, d'amour fidèle,
De béatitude et de paix?...



Translation(s): ENG ITA GER ENG

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

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Korin Kormick) , "Romance", copyright © 2002, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ITA Italian (M. T. Bulciolu) , "Romanza"
    * GER German (Bertram Kottmann) , "Romanze", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
    * ENG English (Leonard Lehrman) , "Romance", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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