Ah, how pleasant 'tis to love
Ah, how pleasant 'tis to love,
Every moment does improve;
Joys surprising now I meet,
Nothing's like love, so charming, sweet.
Some do make a god of pleasure,
Others worship hoarded treasure;
While the lover's still addressing
To his nymph for ev'ry blessing.
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- GER German (Deutsch) (Elaine Marie Ortiz-Arandes) , title 1: "Ah, wie freundlich ist die Liebe", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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