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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.


Translation(s): DUT ENG ENG FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE FRE ITA RUS SWE

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

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Text added to the website: 2008-04-02.
Last modified: 2016-12-02 19:20:24
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Oh! ne jure pas et embrasse moi...

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

Oh! ne jure pas et embrasse moi seulement; 
je ne crois pas aux serments des femmes. 
Ta parole est douce, mais plus doux encore 
est le baiser que je t'ai ravi. 
Je te possède et je crois 
que la parole n'est qu'un souffle vain.

Oh! jure, ma bien-aimée, jure toujours: 
je te crois sur un seul mot. 
Je me laisse tomber sur ton sein, 
et je crois que je suis bien heureux; 
je crois, ma bien-aimée, que tu m'aimeras 
éternellement et plus longtempst encore.


About the headline (FAQ)

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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 ENG ITA RUS SWE
      • 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.

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


Text added to the website: 2008-04-02.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:39
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