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Ich wollte einst die Welt umfassen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich wollte einst die Welt umfassen,
Voll Lieb, der treuen Liebe Sohn,
Mir ward's vergällt, denn reiches Hassen
Reicht' mir die Welt oftmals zum Hohn. 

Des Lebensmeeres Wogen schäumen,
Das Schifflein schwankt im Wellenschaum:
An deinem Herzen lass mich träumen,
O, gönne mir den Frühlingstraum.

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  • by Franz Wilhelm Abt (1819 - 1885), "O gönne mir den Frühlingstraum", op. 485 (Vier Lieder für eine Baßstimme mit Pianoforte-Begleitung) no. 2, published 1875 [ voice and piano ], Offenbach am Main: Johann André

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