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O gib mir nicht die volle Rose

Language: German (Deutsch)

O gib mir nicht die [volle]1 Rose,
Die man nur Glückserkornen [reicht;]2
Mir ziemt die [kühle]3 Herbstzeitlose,
Die auf dem Grab des Sommer [bleicht]4.

Sie spricht von tiefem Heimverlangen
Und kündet, daß auf immerdar
Ein Glück an uns vorbeigegangen,
Das unbeschreiblich selig war.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Der Freiherr – Regulus – Der Heiland der Tiere, Drei Novellen von Prinz Emil von Schönaich-Carolath, G.J. Göschen’sche Verlagshandlung, Leipzig, 1907, page 59.

1 Marx: "voll erblühte"
2 Marx: "gibt,"
3 Marx: "matte"
4 Marx: "blüht"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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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 (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Meadow saffron", copyright © 2006, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Colchique", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2006-10-02.
Last modified: 2017-02-21 19:46:54
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