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O sono

Language: Portuguese (Português)

Nas horas da noite se junto ao meu leito
Houveres acaso meu bem de chegar
Verás de repente que aspecto risonho
Que toma meu sonho se o vens bafejar

O anjo que ao sono preside tranqüilo
Ao anjo da terra não ceda o lugar
Mas deixe amoroso chegar-se ao meu leito
Unir-se ao meu peito, de amor ofegar

As notas que exalam as harpas celestes
Os gozos que os anjos só podem gozar
Talvez também frua se ao meu peito unida
Te encontro, ó querida, no meu acordar!

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by Mirna Rubim


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):

  • ENG English (Mirna Rubim) , title 1: "The slumber", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2003-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:01:26
Line count: 12
Word count: 88

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