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Unformatted text preview: French [show ▼] English [show ▼] Verse III [show ▼] English [show ▼] Verse IV [show ▼] English [show ▼] Verse V [show ▼] English [show ▼] III. Quoi ces cohortes étrangères ! Feraient la loi dans nos foyers ! Quoi ! ces phalanges mercenaires Terrasseraient nos fils guerriers ! (bis) Grand Dieu ! par des mains enchaînées Nos fronts sous le joug se ploieraient De vils despotes deviendraient Les maîtres des destinées. (refrain) French [show ▼] IV. Tremblez, tyrans et vous perfides L'opprobre de tous les partis Tremblez ! vos projets parricides Vont enfin recevoir leurs prix ! (bis) Tout est soldat pour vous combattre S'ils tombent, nos jeunes héros La France en produit de nouveaux, Contre vous tout prêts à se battre. (refrain) French [show ▼] V Français, en guerriers magnanimes Portez ou retenez vos coups ! Épargnez ces tristes victimes À regret s'armant contre nous (bis) Mais ces despotes sanguinaires Mais ces complices de Bouillé Tous ces tigres qui, sans pitié Déchirent le sein de leur mère ! (refrain) French [show ▼] VI. (1) The sentence (in French) is inverted, the non-literal translation is : "The bloody banner of tyranny is raised against/before it may be also "Protect us against tyranny, The bloody banner is raised" Amour sacré deus" la but Patrie Conduis, soutiens nos bras vengeurs (2) Here and in the next line, this is often sung as "nos" ("our") rather than "vos" ("your"); "vos" remains official.Liberté, Liberté chérie [show ▼] Verse VI Combats avec tes défenseurs ! (bis) (3) "la carrière" ("the career"), that is, of being in the army. Sous nos drapeaux, que la victoire Accoure à tes mâles accents Questions Que tes ennemis expirants Voient ton triomphe et notre gloire ! ...
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  • English, of tyranny is, non-literal translation is, Tremblez, may be also

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