“Le Voyage”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1944
Keywords: nonballad foreignlanguage marriage travel
Found in: Canada(Queb)

Description

"Ah! c'est un mariage Que d'epouser le yoyage. Je plains qui s'y engage Sans y etre invite." The life of a voyageur is like a marriage. Safety, comfort and contentment must be given up "dans le course du voyage."

References

  1. Botkin-MRFolklr, p. 582, "Le Voyage (The Voyage)" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, BMRF582