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Ich hatt ihn einzig mir erkoren

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich hatt ihn einzig mir erkoren;
Ich schien mir nur für ihn geboren,
Begehrte nichts als seine Gunst.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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 (Thomas Carlyle)
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-02-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:07
Line count: 3
Word count: 18

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Him had I chosen from all others

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Him had I chosen from all others,
His would I be, and not another’s;
To me his love was all in all.


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Text added to the website: 2016-01-01.
Last modified: 2016-01-01 18:04:08
Line count: 3
Word count: 22