Les Miserables
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Les Miserables

Fantine's Death (Come To Me) lyrics

$album_name
$date_release
$writer_name
New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Les Miserables – Fantine's Death (Come To Me) lyrics

Fantine:
Cosette, it's turned so cold
Cosette, it's past your bedtime
You've played the day away, and soon it will be night

Come to me, Cosette the light is fading
Don't you see the evening star appearing?
Come to me, and rest against my shoulder
How fast the minutes fly away and every minute colder.
Hurry near, another day is dying
Don't you hear, the winter wind is crying?
There's a darkness which comes without a warning
But I will sing you lullabies and wake you in the morning.

Valjean:
Oh Fantine, your time is running out
But Fantine, I swear this on my life

Fantine:
Look M'sieur, where all the children play...

Valjean:
Be at peace
Be at peace evermore

Fantine:
My Cosette...

Valjean:
Shall live in my protection

Fantine:
Take her now...

Valjean:
Your child will want for nothing

Fantine:
Good M'sieur, you come from God in heaven

Valjean:
And none will ever harm Cosette as long as I am living

Fantine:
Take my hand, the night grows ever colder

Valjean:
And I will keep you warm

Fantine:
Take my child, I give her to your keeping

Valjean:
Take shelter from the storm

Fantine:
For God's sake, please stay 'till I am sleeping
And tell Cosette I love her, and I'll see her when I wake...



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/l/les_miserables/fantines_death_come_to_me.html

  • Email
  • Correct

songmeanings

  • k
    0
    Katie Tucker
    This is song is from the musical Les Miserables which takes place in France 1813-1832, and the scene features characters Jean Valjean and Fantine. The year is 1822 and Fantine is very ill and very close to death. At the beginning of the song, she is hallucinating that she is with her daughter Cosette (who is in the "care" of the greedy Thernadiers since Fantine is a single mother). Valjean notices that since Fantine is hallucinating about Cosette then she must be close to death. He, being a very devout Catholic, blesses her soul for God telling her to "be at peace evermore". Fantine notices that Cosette is gone (though she was never there in the first place) saying "My Cosette..." Valjean promises to find and take care of the little girl and Fantine gives him custody of her. She thanks Vlajean for his kindness ("you come from God in Heaven"). She knows that her time is up and asks Valjean to stay with her until she passes so she won't be alone. She tells him to tell Cosette that she loves her and she'll see her again in Heaven. And while singing the lyric "when I wake..." She passes and her stuffing is over.
    Add your reply

    Write about your feelings and thoughts

    Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
    U
    Min 50 words
    Not bad
    Good
    Awesome!
    This page is missing some information about the song. Please expand it to include this information. You can help by adding song structure elements or creating lyrics explanation.

    Featuredlyrics

    Explain