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Zwei Lieder

Word count: 74

Song Cycle by Julius Hagemann (b. 1863)

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2. Ich halte ihr die Augen zu [ sung text not yet checked against a primary source]

Language: German (Deutsch)

Translation(s): ENG FRE FRE

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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

Ich halte ihr die Augen zu
Und küss' sie auf den Mund.
Nun läßt sie mich nicht mehr in Ruh'.
Sie fragt mich nach dem Grund.

Von Abends spät bis Morgens fruh,
Sie fragt zu jeder Stund':
Was hältst du mir die Augen zu,
Wenn du mir küßt den Mund?

Ich sag' ihr nicht, weshalb ich's tu',
Weiß selber nicht den Grund --
Ich halte dir die Augen zu
Und küss' sie auf den Mund.

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