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Hin und wieder fliegen Pfeile

Language: German (Deutsch)

Hin und wieder [fliegen]1 Pfeile;
Amors leichte Pfeile fliegen
Von dem schlanken goldnen Bogen;
Mädchen, seyd ihr nicht getroffen?
Es ist Glück! Es ist nur Glück.

Warum fliegt er so in Eile?
Jene dort will er besiegen;
Schon ist er vorbei geflogen;
Sorglos bleibt der Busen offen;
Gebet Acht! Er kommt zurück!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE GRE

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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe lezter Hand, Zehnter Band, Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cotta'schen Buchhandlung, 1827, pages 208-209.

1 Schubert: "fliegen die"

Submitted by Richard Morris and Peter Rastl

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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 or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Heen en weer, ja, vliegen pijlen", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Back and forth fly arrows", copyright © 2008
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Des flèches volent de temps en temps", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GRE Greek (Ελληνικά) [singable] (Christakis Poumbouris) , title 1: "Πάνε κι έρχονται τα βέλη", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Des flèches volent de temps en temps

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

Des flèches volent de temps en temps ;
Cupidon tire de légères flèches
Avec son frêle arc d'or,
Jeunes filles, vous n'êtes pas atteintes ?
C'est une chance ! Ce n'est que de la chance.

Pourquoi vole‑t‑il si rapidement ?
Celle-ci là-bas, il va en triompher ;
Il est déjà passé près d'elle ;
Insouciante, elle reste la poitrine découverte ;
Priez dieu ! Il revient !


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Text added to the website: 2009-01-28.
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