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Lied der Anne Lyle

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Wär'st Du bei mir im Lebensthal',
Gern wollt' ich alles mit Dir theilen;
Mit Dir zu fliehn, wär' leichte Wahl,
Bei mildem Wind, bei Sturmesheulen.
Doch trennt uns harte Schicksalsmacht,
Uns ist nicht gleiches Loos geschrieben;
Mein Glück ist, wenn Dir Freude lacht,
Ich wein' und bete für den Lieben.

Es wird mein [thörig]1 Herz vergeh'n,
Wenn's alle Hoffnung sieht verschwinden;
Doch soll's nie seinen Gram gesteh'n,
Nie mürrisch klagend ihn verkünden.
Und drückt des Lebens Last das Herz,
Soll nie den matten Blick sie trüben,
So lange mein geheimer Schmerz
Ein Kummer wäre für den Lieben.

Translation(s): CAT DUT FRE ITA

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Confirmed with Montrose. Ein romantisches Gemählde von Walter Scott, übersetzt von W. A. Lindau. Zweiter Theil. Leipzig, Rein'sche Buchhandlung. 1824, page 271.

1 Schubert: "töricht"

Submitted by Richard Morris and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]


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

  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , "La cançó d’Anne Lyle", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Lied van Anna Lyle", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Chant d'Anne Lyle", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Canzone di Anne Lyle", copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-11-07 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-10-25 09:01:35

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Word count: 97

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Lied van Anna Lyle

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Zat jij, als ik, in 's levens dal,
Graag zou ik alles met jou delen;
Met jou zou 'k vluchten bovenal,
Bij gladde bries, bij stormwindhuilen.
Maar ons scheidt noodlots harde macht,
Eenzelfde lot zal ons nooit binden:
Ik jubel als jou vreugd toelacht,
Ik ween en bid voor mijn beminde.
Mijn dwaze hart zal ondergaan
Als 't alle hopen ziet ontwijken.
Toch zal 't nooit zich getreur toestaan,
Nooit morrend treurnis laten blijken.
Al drukt des levens last mijn hart,
Toch zal die nooit mijn blik verstroeven,
Zo lang als mijn geheime smart
Mijn diepbeminde zou bedroeven.

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Text added to the website: 2007-11-11 00:00:00.

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