Language: German (Deutsch)
Seit ganz mein Aug' ich durft' in deines tauchen,
Auf ewig schlöss' ich's gern: -- ich sah genug:
Kein Erdenschatte sollte mehr behauchen
Den Spiegel, der das Bild des Himmels trug. --
Translation(s): ENG FRE
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Confirmed with Gedichte von Felix Dahn, Zweite Sammlung, Dritte, durchgesehene und verbesserte Auflage, Leipzig, Druck und Verlag von Breitkopf und Härtel, 1883, p. 281.
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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
- by Max Reger (1873 - 1916), "Dein Auge", op. 35 (Sechs Lieder) no. 1 (1899), published 1899 [medium voice and piano], München, Aibl Verlag [
text verified 1 time]
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Tes yeux", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Your eyes", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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Language: English after the German (Deutsch)
Since I have been permitted to immerse my eyes in yours completely,
I would gladly close mine forever: -- I saw enough:
No earthly shadows should henceforth mist
The mirror that bore the image of heaven. --
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