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Treu, süßes Mädchen, lieb' ich dich

Language: German (Deutsch)

Treu, süßes Mädchen, lieb' ich Dich !
O gib dein Herz auch mir !
Vom Leben trennt' ich leichter mich,
viel leichter als von Dir !
Drum wende Dich nicht ab, mein Lieb,
O wende Dich nicht ab;
ich werde was da kommen mag 
Dich lieben bis ans Grab !

Sieh, eh' vergißt die Lerch' ihr Lied 
beim ersten Morgenschein, 
eh' mich Dein Auge treulos sieht, 
eh' ich vergesse Dein !
Drum wende Dich nicht ab, mein Lieb', 
o wende Dich nicht ab !
Ich werde was da kommen mag 
Dich lieben bis ans Grab !


Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by John H. Campbell

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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 (John H. Campbell) , title 1: "Sweet maid, I love you truly", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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