Questions tagged [les-miserables-musical]

Questions about the musical Les MIsérables, based on Victor Hugo's novel with the same title. The original French lyrics were written by Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel, the English lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer. Use with [french-literature] when asking a question about the French lyrics. Use with [song-lyrics] regardless of the language version.

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How can the “Won't I bleed 'em in the end” line from Les Mis's “Master of the House” be interpreted?

In the Les Misérables musical, there's a song "Master of the House", in which the inkeeper sings about how he essentially scams all of his customers into paying much more than they expected. ...
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Why don't these lines rhyme in Les Miserables?

In Castle on a Cloud from Les Miserables, There is a room that's full of toys, There are a hundred boys and girls I know it's translated from French, but why isn't it girls and boys? There ...