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Maria, Mutter der Gnaden

Language: German (Deutsch)

 Maria, Mutter der Gnaden,
Hier lieg' ich und ringe die Händ',
Bewahr', o bewahr' mich vor Schaden,
Schaff', daß ich bald vollend'. 

Wie pocht es übergewaltig
In Herzen mir und Hirn  -- 
Maria, Benedeite,
Kühl' mir die heiße Stirn!

Leg' sanft auf meine Scheitel
Die gnadenreiche Hand, 
Führ' aus dem Kampfgetümmel
Mich in dein Friedensland.

In das Land des Gottesfriedens,
Wo alles Sehnen schweigt,
Wo sich das Herz beseligt
Der ewigen Liebe neigt! 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Alfred Bulthaupt, Durch Frost und Gluthen, vierte vermehrte Auflage, Oldenburg und Leipzig: Schulzesche Hof-Buchhandlung, 1904, page 242. Appears in Der junge Mönch. Ein Romanzero, no. 3.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Text added to the website: 2019-06-05 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2019-06-05 12:52:02

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