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Seh' ich deine zarten Füßchen an

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Azerbaijani (Azərbaycan dili)

Seh' ich deine zarten Füßchen an,
So begreif' ich nicht, du süßes Mädchen,
Wie sie so viel Schönheit tragen können!
Seh' ich deine kleinen Händchen an,
So begreif' ich nicht, du süßes Mädchen,
Wie sie solche Wunden schlagen können!
Seh' ich deine rosigen Lippen an,
So begreif' ich nicht, du süßes Mädchen,
Wie sie einen Kuß versagen können!
Seh' ich deine klugen Augen an,
So begreif' ich nicht, du süßes Mädchen,
Wie sie nach mehr Liebe fragen können,
Als ich fühle. -- Sieh mich gnädig an!
Wärmer als mein Herz, du süßes Mädchen,
Wird kein Menschenherz dir schlagen können!
Hör' dies wonnevolle Liedchen an!
Schöner als mein Mund, du süßes Mädchen,
Wird kein Mund dir Liebe klagen können!

Translation(s): ENG FRE RUS

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L. Damrosch sets stanza 2 (and more?)

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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)

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

  • ENG English [singable] (Constance Bache) (William Stigand, né Stigant) , "When thy tiny feet I see"
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-12 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59

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