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Die Rosen blüh'n und der Himmel ist blau

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Rosen blüh'n und der Himmel ist blau,
Nun wardst du mein eigen, du wonnige Frau,
Wir schworen uns zu den heiligsten Eid,
Die Sonne, sie lachte, als wir uns gefreit.
O du selige Zeit! 

Nun, Liebchen, nun sind wir endlich allein! 
Die rosigen Lippen benetzte mit Wein        
Und hebe den Becher und thu' mir Bescheid,
Dies Glas sei unserer Liebe geweiht! 
O du selige Zeit! 

Ich ruh' dir zu Füßen und schaue dich an,
Ein liebesentzückter, ein glücklicher Mann. 
Die rauschende Welt,  sie liegt uns so weit
In des Schlosses traulicher Einsamkeit. 
O du selige Zeit! 

Die Laute erklingt deiner Schönheit zur Preis  -- 
Was blicket dein Auge so innig, so heiß?  
Dornröschen bist du, dies Schloß ist gefeit,
Mit Küßen erlös' ich dich, reizende Maid!
O du selige Zeit!


About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Der Salon für Literatur, Kunst und Gesellschaft, band I, "Reudnitz" (?) bei Leipzig: A. H. Payne, 1886, in a section labelled "Am Kamin", page 471, with the author indicated only as "F. H."


Submitted by Melanie Trumbull

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