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Ungleiche Theilung

Language: German (Deutsch)

Für dich des Liedes Klänge,
Für mich des Schaffens Qual;
Für mich der Muschel Leiden,
Für dich der Perle Strahl;
 
Für dich die Lorbeerkronen,
Die Dornenkränze mir;
Für mich die dürren Höhen,
Die grünen Thäler dir;
 
Für mich des Herzens Stürme,
Dir einen Sonnenschein,
Für mich des Bechers Hefen,
Der süße Schaum sey dein!
 
Und sagst du: Ungleich theilen
War nie der Liebe Brauch;
So wiss', es wohnt Entzücken
In ihrem Schmerze auch.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed Gedichte von Friedrich Halm, Stuttgart und Tübingen: J.G. Cotta'scher Verlag, 1850, pages 166.


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: "Unequal division", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2015-07-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2015-07-04 00:15:51

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Word count: 73

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