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Jeder meint, der Gegenstand

Language: German (Deutsch)

Jeder meint, der Gegenstand, den er sich erwählet,
Sei voll von Vollkommenheit, so, dass ihm nichts fehlet,
Und sein Vorzug sei es nur, der das Herze rühret,
Da doch blinde Leidenschaft, die Vernunft verfüret.

Wann die Lieb' im Herzen brennt, wird das Aug' verblendet,
Man sieht nichts als Reizendes, wo man sich hinwendet;
Nie steht es in unsrer Macht, alsdann frei zu sehen,
Und die ganze Urteilskraft muss zurücke gehen.


Translation(s): DUT

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Submitted by Guy Laffaille [Guest Editor] and Lau Kanen [Guest Editor]

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

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

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Ieder meent, dat het object", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2009-03-24.
Last modified: 2016-11-27 01:26:52
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