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Le vin

Language: French (Fran├žais)

Vins d'Espagne et vins de Hongrie,
Vins d'Alicante et de Schiraz,
Tout au ras, 
Emplisez ma coupe fleurie!
Eclairez mes yeux obscurcis,
Cachez à mon âme ravie
Les soucis
Et les noirs chagrins de la vie!
Roses vierges, blonds échansons,
O beauté! mêle ton doux rire,
Tes chansons,
Aux extases de mon délire!
Couronnez-moi de lierre en fleurs!
Versez! que la brumeuse aurore
Toute en pleurs!
Me retrouve buvant
Buvant encore!
Avec un bruit de grandes eaux
Le vin à longs fleuves ruisselle!
Iacchos! Iacchos! Iacchos! Iacchos!
Porteur du Thryse, 
Je t'appelle!
Prends-moi! possède-moi,
Dieu fort!...
Anéantis moi!
Je me livre! 
Je suis ivre!
Et veux boire jusqu'à la mort!


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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