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Sie sagen wohl, ein Kuß sei Scherz

Language: German (Deutsch)

Sie sagen wohl, ein Kuß sei Scherz,
Sie sagen wohl, ein Kuß sei Spiel.
O wie ein Kuß mir viel auf's Herz,
O wie ein Kuß auf's Herz mir fiel!

Ich küsse nicht zum Scherze dich,
Ich küsse dich aus vollem Ernst,
Und wenn du anders küssest mich,
So bitt' ich, daß du's besser lernst.

Ich sage dir mit diesem Kuß,
Daß ich die Deine bin und bleib',
Ich sage dir, daß ewig muß
Ich mich bekennen als dein Weib.

Du hast dasselbe mir gesagt,
Du liebst im Ernst und nicht im Scherz.
Und wenn mein Mund dich zweifelnd fragt,
So küss' es wieder mir ins Herz.

Translation(s): ENG

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Submitted by George Chaldezos


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 (George Chaldezos) , title 1: "A kiss", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2009-04-16 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:11

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Word count: 107

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