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Und als ich so lange, so lange gesäumt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Und als ich so lange, so lange gesäumt,
In fremden Landen geschwärmt und geträumt;
Da ward meiner Liebsten zu lang die Zeit,
Und sie nähete sich ein Hochzeitkleid,
Und hat mit zärtlichen Armen umschlungen
Als Bräut'gam den dümmsten der dummen Jungen.

Mein Liebchen ist so schön und mild,
Noch schwebt mir vor ihr süßes Bild;
Die Veilchenaugen, die Rosenwänglein,
Die glühen und blühen, jahraus, jahrein.
Daß ich von solchem Lieb konnt weichen,
War der dümmste von meinen dummen Streichen.


Translation(s): RUS FRE ENG FRE
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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 134.


Submitted by Emily Ezust and Pierre Mathé

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  • Also set in Russian (Русский), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist ENG FRE by Valery Gavrilin.

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Text added to the website: 2008-04-03.
Last modified: 2016-12-02 20:27:21
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