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Jeune Fille, Ton Coeur Avec Nous

Andre Marie de Chenier 1762 (Constantinople) – 1794 (Paris)

Jeune fille, ton coeur avec nous veut se taire.
Tu fuis, tu ne ris plus; rien ne saurait te plaire.
La soie à tes travaux offre en vain des couleurs;
L'aiguille sous tes doigts n'anime plus des fleurs.
Tu n'aimes qu'à rêver, muette, seule, errante,
Et la rose pâlit sur ta bouche expirante.
Ah! mon oeil est savant et depuis plus d'un jour;
Et ce n'est pas à moi qu'on peut cacher l'amour.
Les belles font aimer; elles aiment. Les belles
Nous charment tous. Heureux qui peut être aimé d'elles!
Sois tendre, même faible; on doit l'être un moment;
Fidèle, si tu peux. Mais conte-moi comment,
Quel jeune homme aux yeux bleus, empressé, sans audace,
Aux cheveux noirs, au front plein de charme et de grâce...
Tu rougis? On dirait que je t'ai dit son nom.
Je le connais pourtant. Autour de ta maison
C'est lui qui va, qui vient; et, laissant ton ouvrage,
Tu vas, sans te montrer, épier son passage.
Il fuit vite; et ton oeil, sur sa trace accouru,
Le suit encor longtemps quand il a disparu.
Certe, en ce bois voisintrois fêtes brillantes
Font courir au printemps nos nymphes triomphantes,
Nul n'a sa noble aisance et son habile main
A soumettre un coursier aux volontés du frein.

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Andre Marie de Chenier

André Marie Chénier was a French poet of Greek and Franco-Levantine origin, associated with the events of the French Revolution of which he was a victim. His sensual, emotive poetry marks him as one of the precursors of the Romantic movement. His career was brought to an abrupt end when he was guillotined for supposed "crimes against the state", just three days before the end of the Reign of Terror. Chénier's life has been the subject of Umberto Giordano's opera Andrea Chénier and other works of art. more…

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