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Beim Siegesmahl

Language: German (Deutsch)

        Mein Schwert und meine Lanze,
    Was zittert ihr so heftig
    Und funkelt mir vor den Augen
    Bei'm frohen Siegesmahle?
    Ist's Durst zu neuem Streite? --
Ich kann den Durst euch löschen! --
 
        Da draußen vor dem Zelte
    Was stampfen deine Hufe
    Voll Ungeduld, mein Rappe?
    Behagt dir nicht die Ruhe?
    Willst du hinaus in's Weite? --
Ich kann den Wunsch dir stillen! --
 
        Mein Schwert und meine Lanze
    Und du, mein treuer Rappe,
    Ich weiß, was ihr begehret;
    Ihr wollt hinaus mich locken
    Zum Zelt des schönen Weibes. --
Auf denn, sie zu gewinnen! --


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Bilder des Orients von Heinrich Stieglitz, Erster Band, Leipzig, bei Carl Cnobloch, 1831, pages 9-10.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "At the victory feast", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2015-07-03 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-07-03 12:52:37

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