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O schwöre nicht und küsse nur

Language: German (Deutsch)

O schwöre nicht und küsse nur,
Ich glaube keinem Weiberschwur!
Dein Wort ist süß, doch süßer ist
Der Kuß, den ich dir abgeküßt!
Den hab ich, und dran glaub ich auch,
Das Wort ist eitel Dunst und Hauch.

O schwöre, Liebchen, immerfort,
Ich glaube dir aufs bloße Wort!
An deinen Busen sink ich hin,
Und glaube, daß ich selig bin;
Ich glaube, Liebchen, ewiglich,
Und noch viel länger, liebst du mich.


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About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 122.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]


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Ne fais point de serment, ‑‑ baise‑moi...

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Ne fais point de serment, -- baise-moi seulement;
Ce que femme nous jure -- est affaire peu sûre;
Ton parler me plaît fort, -- mais plus doux sont encor
Les baisers que je donne-- à ta bouche mignonne;
J'en ai pris amplement, -- et j'y crois fermement;
La parole, frivole, -- est fumée, et s'envole.

Jure encor, jure-moi ton amour, chère idole!
Continue à jurer, je te crois sur parole;
Quand d'amour sur mon cœur je sens battre le tien,
Le bonheur, j'en suis sûr, à jamais m'appartient;
Oui! les jours éternels, et les astres eux-mêmes.
Dureront moins longtemps que l'amour dont tu m'aimes.

About the headline (FAQ)

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Based on
  • a text in German (Deutsch) by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856), no title, appears in Buch der Lieder, in Lyrisches Intermezzo, no. 13 DUT ENG
      • This text was set to music by the following composer(s): Akhilles Nikolayevich Alferaki, R. Benyovszky, Nadia Boulanger, O. Esfonde, Gustave Léon Huberti, Johann Rufinatscha, A. von Sigmond, Marcel Tyberg, Konrad Ulrich Alexander, Graf von Wartensleben, Joel Weiss, Friedrich von Wickede. Go to the text.

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Text added to the website: 2008-04-02 00:00:00.

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