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O laß mich nur von ferne stehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

O laß mich nur von ferne stehn
Und hangen stumm an deinem Blick;
Du bist so jung, du bist so schön,
Aus deinen Augen lacht das Glück.
Und ich so arm, so müde schon,
Ich habe nichts, was dich gewinnt.
O, wär' ich doch ein Königssohn
Und du ein arm', verlor'nes Kind!


Translation(s): FRE

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "L'amour mendiant", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-07-30.
Last modified: 2018-10-08 06:17:51
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