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Als mein Auge sie fand

Language: German (Deutsch)

Als mein Auge [sie]1 fand
Und mein Herz [sie]1 erkannt,
O, wie glühte die Brust
Von Entzücken, von Lust!

Wie voll Düfte die Au,
Und der [Himmel so]2 blau,
Und der Wald voll Gesang,
Und die Lüfte voll Klang!

Ohne [sie]1, wie so kalt,
Und die Welt, wie so alt,
Und die Erde, wie leer,
Und das Herz, ach, so schwer!

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1 Kossmaly, Rheinberger: "dich"; Becker also has "dich" in the first line according to Hofmeister and further changes may exist not noted.
2 Kossmaly, Schoenberg: "Himmel, wie"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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