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Die Zeit ist hin

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Zeit ist hin; du löst dich unbewußt
Und leise mehr und mehr von meiner Brust;
Ich suche dich mit sanftem Druck zu fassen,
Doch fühl' ich wohl, ich muß dich gehen lassen.

So laß mich denn, bevor du weit von mir
Ins Leben gehst, noch einmal danken dir;
Und magst du nie, was rettungslos vergangen,
In schlummerlosen Nächten heimverlangen.

Hier steh' ich nun und schaue bang zurück;
Vorüberrinnt auch dieser Augenblick,
Und wieviel Stunden dir und mir gegeben,
Wir werden keine mehr zusammenleben.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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 (Gary Bachlund) , title 1: "The time is gone", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Le temps a passé", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-03-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:55
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