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Ächtes Lieben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ächtes Lieben
   Ist Betrüben,
   Thut so wohl und doch so weh;
   Aechte Minne
   Zieht die Sinne
   Schmerzend sich nach über Land und See.--
 
Wollt der Schmerzen
   Ihr, o Herzen,
   Gerne los und ledig sein?
   Werft das Lieben,
   Das Betrüben
   Frisch in die kühlige Fluth hinein!--
 
Ach, dies Leiden
   Ist mein Weiden,
   Nimmer, nimmer laß ich's los;
   Fiel' sein Schwellen
   In die Wellen,
   Spräng' ich ihm nach in den Todesschooß.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Friedrich Baron de la Motte Fouqué, Corona. Ein Rittergedicht in drei Büchern, Stuttgart und Tübingen: in der J.G. Cotta’schen Buchhandlung, 1814, page 191


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2015-12-11.
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