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O schaudre nicht! Laß diesen Blick

Language: German (Deutsch)

O schaudre nicht! Laß diesen Blick,
Laß diesen Händedruck dir sagen,
Was unaussprechlich ist:
Sich hinzugeben ganz und eine Wonne
Zu fühlen, die ewig sein muß!
Ewig! -- Ihr Ende [würde]1 Verzweiflung sein.
Nein! kein Ende.  Kein Ende!


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Faust in ursprünglicher Gestalt (Urfaust), in: Goethe Faust, kommentiert von Erich Trunz, München: Verlag C.H. Beck, 16., überarbeitete Auflage, 1996, page 403

1 Bettina von Arnim: "wird"

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  • FRE French (Français) (Gérard Labrunie) , no title
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Oh ! ne frémis pas ! Que ce regard

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Oh ! ne frémis pas ! Que ce regard,
que ce serrement de main te disent
ce qui ne peut s’exprimer : s’abandonner l’un à l’autre,
pour goûter un ravissement qui peut être éternel !
Éternel !… sa fin serait le désespoir !…
Non ! point de fin ! point de fin !


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