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Nur einmal möcht' ich dir noch sagen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nur einmal [möcht' ich dir noch]1 sagen,
Wie du unendlich lieb mir bist,
Wie dich, so lang mein Herz wird schlagen,
Auch meine Seele nie vergißt.

Kein Wörtlein solltest du erwidern,
Nur freundlich mir in's Auge sehn,
Ja, mit gesenkten Augenlidern
Nur stumm und schweigend vor mir stehn.

Ich aber legte meine Hände
Dir betend auf das schöne Haupt,
Damit dir Gott den Frieden sende,
Den [meine Seele dir]2 geraubt.

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1 Hesse: "noch möcht' ich dir"; Wirz: "möcht' ich dir es"; further changes may exist not noted above.
2 Abt: "meiner Seele du"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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