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Wenn ich, beseligt von schönen Küssen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn ich, beseligt von schönen Küssen,
In deinen Armen mich wohl befinde,
Dann mußt du mir nie von Deutschland reden; -
Ich kanns nicht vertragen - es hat seine Gründe.

Ich bitte dich, laß mich mit Deutschland in Frieden!
Du mußt mich nicht plagen mit ewigen Fragen
Nach Heimat, Sippschaft und Lebensverhältnis; -
Es hat seine Gründe - ich kanns nicht vertragen.

Die Eichen sind grün, und blau sind die Augen
Der deutschen Frauen, sie schmachten gelinde
Und seufzen von Liebe, Hoffnung und Glauben; -
Ich kanns nicht vertragen - es hat seine Gründe.

Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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.

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

Line count: 12
Word count: 94

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