Les oiseaux d'alentour
chantent dans ce bocage,
et je connois à leur ramage
que rien ne manque plus
au bonheur de leurs feux.
Ils goûtent avant moi
les fruits de la constance;
Peut-être mieux traités,
sont-ils plus amoureux.
Submitted by Scott Mello
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, title 1: "Rezitativ", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, title 1: "Recitative", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2008-04-18.
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