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Nimmer glaub ich, junge Schöne

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nimmer glaub ich, junge Schöne,
Was die spröde Lippe spricht;
Solche große schwarze Augen,
Solche hat die Tugend nicht.

Diese braungestreifte Lüge,
Streif sie ab; ich liebe dich.
Laß dein weißes Herz mich küssen -
Weißes Herz, verstehst du mich?


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):


Text added to the website: 2008-05-04 00:00:00.

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Ne'er can I believe, young beauty

Language: English after the German (Deutsch)

Ne'er can I believe, young beauty,
   Thy disdainful lips alone:
For such big black eyes as thine are
   Virtue never yet did own.

And those brown-streaked lies down-glancing
   Say "I love thee!" clearly scanned.
Let thy little white heart kiss me --
   White heart, dost thou understand?


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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: 2008-05-04 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:42

Line count: 8
Word count: 46