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Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie lachst du tief im Herzen,
O milder Sonnenstrahl, 
O wonnereiches Scherzen, die Schmerzen,
Verdrängst du allzumal. 

Ich möchte laut lobsingen,
So voll ist meine Brust, 
Was alles du wirst bringen, erschwingen,
Verstorbner Welt zur Lust. 

Doch der dir folgt so leise,
Ein Jüngling wohl bestellt,  
Mit Sang und Blumenweise, zum Preise,
Wohl besser noch gefällt.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2017-08-31.
Last modified: 2017-08-31 09:40:32
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