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Als ich zum ersten Male

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Persian (Farsi)

Als ich zum ersten Male 
Dein Angesicht erblickte, 
Da staunte, ja erschrack ich 
Ob deiner Engelsschöne,
Ob eines Strahls von oben, 
Wie er noch nie mein Auge,
Noch nie mein Herz gebannt.
Und doch bedünkte mir's, 
Als hätte meine Seele, 
Dies himmlische Gebilde
Von Ewigkeit geschauet und gekannt.


About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Hafis. Neue Sammlung von G. F. Daumer, Verlag von Bauer & Kaspe in Nürnberg, 1852, page 11.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Text added to the website: 2014-12-23.
Last modified: 2014-12-23 12:43:27
Line count: 11
Word count: 48

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