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So lang' ich werde: "Liebst du mich

Language: German (Deutsch)

So lang' ich werde: "Liebst du mich,
O Liebster?" dich fragen,
So lange sollst: "Ich liebe dich,
O Liebste!" mir sagen.

Werd' ich mit Blicken: "Liebst du mich,
O Liebster!" dich fragen,
Mit Küssen sollst : "Ich liebe dich,
O Liebste!" mir sagen.

Und wird ein Seufzer: "Liebst du mich,
O Liebster?" dich fragen;
Ein Lächeln soll: "Ich liebe dich,
O Liebste!" mir sagen.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Friedrich Rückert’s Liebesfrühling, Elfte Auflage, J. D. Sauerländer’s Verlag, Frankfurt a. M., 1880, page 214.

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani


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