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Die Welt ruht still im Hafen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Welt ruht still im Hafen,
Mein Liebchen, gute Nacht!
Wann Wald und Berge schlafen,
Treu' Liebe einsam wacht.

Ich bin so wach und lustig,
Die Seele ist so licht,
Und eh' ich liebt', da wußt' ich
Von solcher Freude nicht.

Ich fühl' mich so befreiet
Von eitlem Trieb und Streit,
Nichts mehr das Herz zerstreuet
In seiner Fröhlichkeit.

Mir ist, als müßt' ich singen
So recht aus tiefster Lust
Von wunderbaren Dingen,
Was Niemand sonst [bewußt]1.

O könnt' ich Alles sagen!
O wär' ich recht geschickt!
So muß ich still ertragen,
Was mich so hoch beglückt.


Translation(s): FRE

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Confirmed with Joseph Freiherrn von Eichendorff, Gedichte, Berlin, Verlag von M. Simion, 1841, page 292.

1 Trunk: "gewußt"

Submitted by Emily Ezust

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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