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Do not go, my love, without asking my...

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

Do not go, my love, without asking my leave.
I have watched all night, 
and now my eyes are heavy with sleep;
I fear lest I lose you when I am sleeping.
Do not go, my love, without asking my leave.
I start up and stretch my hands to touch you.
I ask myself, "Is it a dream?"
Could I but entangle your feet with my heart,
And hold them fast to my breast!
Do not go, my love, without asking my leave.


Translation(s): GER ITA RUS RUS SPA

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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)

Settings in other languages:

  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ENG ITA GER SPA by Mikhail Mikhailovich Ippolitov-Ivanov.
  • Also set in Italian (Italiano), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown RUS ENG GER RUS SPA by Franco Alfano, Giacomo Benvenuti, Vittorio Gnecchi Ruscone.
  • Also set in Spanish (Español), a translation by Zenobia Camprubí Aymar (c1887 - 1956) , no title, from Obras de Rabindranath Tagore: El jardinero, published 1917 RUS ENG ITA GER RUS by Juan José Castro.
  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist , title unknown ENG ITA GER SPA by Alexandr Mikhailovich Dzegelenok.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , title 1: "Geh' nicht weg, mein Liebster", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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