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Wär' ich geblieben doch auf meiner Heide

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wär' ich geblieben doch auf meiner Heide,
Dort hätt' ich nichts gewußt von all dem Leide! 
Wär' ich daheim doch nur, daheim geblieben,
Ich hätte nichts gewußt von all dem Lieben; 
Bleiben, ach, darf ich nicht und kann nicht scheiden;
Wär' ich geblieben doch auf meiner Heiden!

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Die Heide. Stimmungs- und Lebensbilder in Dichtungen gesammelt von August Freudenthal, Bremen, Verlag von Carl Schünemann, 1890, page 4.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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Settings in other languages, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), adapted possibly by Karl Julius Schröer (1825 - 1900) by Louis Fanzler, Walter Battison Haynes, Eugen Hildach, H. Schäffer, C. Stolberg.

Text added to the website: 2014-12-18.
Last modified: 2014-12-18 13:04:21
Line count: 6
Word count: 47

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