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Thus it is that thy joy in me is so full

Language: English after the Bangla (Bengali)

Thus it is that thy joy in me is so full. 
Thus it is that thou hast come down to me. 
O thou lord of all heavens, 
where would be thy love if I were not?

Thou hast taken me as thy partner 
of all this wealth. 
In my heart is the endless play of thy delight. 
In my life thy will is ever taking shape.

And for this, thou who art the King of kings 
hast decked thyself in beauty 
to captivate my heart. 
And for this thy love loses itself 
in the love of thy lover, 
and there art thou seen 
in the perfect union of two.

Translation(s): FRE GER GER

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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, adaptations, or excerpts:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG FRE by Claus Ogermann.

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Bertram Kottmann) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2005-01-17.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:12
Line count: 15
Word count: 109

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