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VP_013632 EXCEPTIONLand of the Lilies, tired and worn, For you is shining a brighter dawn. Your hour of darkness and sorrow has passed; You've taken your place in the sun at last. When troubles were many, and hopes were but few, With their backs to the wall, your sons fought for you. Now that it's over, and their work is done, Live to enjoy the vict'ry they've won! Lily of France, don't fall to the ground, Drink in the sunshine and dew that you've found! God Himself is smiling from above; The whole world is sending a message of love. Tell them they have not fought in vain, Tell them you will bloom once again; Say that the fields, that are now bloody red, Will soon be white with the blossoms instead. Come, show the world what France can do, FleurdeLys, Flow'r of France, bloom again. Verse 1Oh! fleurde France, a la tige penchee Oh! fleur de France, l'aube est arri vee Refleurris. Reprends a la chaleur, Ton parfum, ton eclat, ta blancheur! Trop longtemps dans l'ombre tu palis! C'est l'heure de fleurir, fleurdelys! Chorus 1Fleurdelys! Fleurdelys! Fleurde France, tu refleuris! Mon doute fuit a tire d'aile: Je crois mieux maintenant en ta. grace immortelle Hier, j'ai tremble pour ta chance: Aujour d'hui, sans peur, jeris. Recouronne ma douce France! Fleurdelys! Fleurde France fleurris! Fleurdelys! Verse 2Flower of France, With your petals all gone. Flower of France, Come see it is dawn! The sunshine that you've missed for so long Is coming back to make you so strong. Your long night is thru', can't you see You must now bloom anew Fleurdelys. Chorus 2Fleurdelys, Fleurdelys Flow'r of France bloom again for me. Clouds that made you wither away, All are gone and I know you will now live for aye, Our happy smile will be your sunshine Tears we've shed will be your rain Come show the world what France can do! Fleurdelys, Flow'r of France, Bloom again. Verse 3I can recall When you bloom'd ev'ry where, Shining so fair, And scenting the air, The spreading fields that once were so white, Have changed to red somehow in the night, But you'll make them white once again, You have weathered the storm not in vain.
1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
D. W. Cooper
Levenson, Robert; Levenson, Robert; and Plunkett, "Flow'r Of France Bloom Again" (1919). Vocal Popular Sheet Music Collection. Score 4152.