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La Haine

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Que l'ombre des nuits te glace le sang;
Que l'azur du jour brûle ta paupière!
Que toute espérance et toute lumière
A ton souffle meure en se flétrissant.
Qu'un amer désir sans trêve dévore,
Vautour affamé, ton coeur ettes sens!
Que ton pain noirci te brise les dents!
Que l'ennui t'accable et te deshonore!
Qu'un voile d'horreur te cache le jour;
Que voulant prier ta bouche blasphême!
Meurs! meurs écrasé sous mon anathême,
Toi qui m'as ravi mon unique amour!


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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