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Lebensgewinn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Zwischen Schmerz und Freuden,
Leben, fließe hin!
Hab' ich doch von beiden
Reichlichsten Gewinn!

Gottes Schönheit seh' ich,
Wie ich froh bin, ein;
Holde Pflicht -- versteh' ich --
Soll mir Freude seyn.

Kommen dann die Schmerzen --
Kommt nur immerhin!
Lehrt bereitem Herzen
Kraft und Menschensinn!

So, in dunkler Tage,
Wie in heller, Lauf,
Baut, aus Lust und Klage,
Sich die Weisheit auf.

Rinne, Strom des Lebens,
Rinne nur so zu!
Kannst doch nicht vergebens,
Flücht'ge Welle, du!

Liebe war am Quelle,
Liebe war im Hain --
Liebe wird, o Welle!
Wo du landest, seyn.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)


Text added to the website: 2010-04-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:21
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