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Zum letzten Mal

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Nun]1 muß ich dich, du Teure, lassen,
Und blieb mir keine andre Wahl,
So laß noch einmal dich umfassen -
O einmal noch, zum letzten Mal!

In deinen Armen laß mich liegen
Und, wie der Kelch im Sonnenstrahl,
In deinem holden Blick mich wiegen -
O einmal noch, zum letzten Mal!

An deinen Busen laß mich sinken
Und durst'ge Küsse ohne Zahl
Von deinen süßen Lippen trinken -
O einmal noch, zum letzten Mal!

Laß mich ins tiefste Herz dich drücken,
Mit dieser Stunde sel'ger Qual
Will ich mein ganzes Leben schmücken -
O einmal noch, zum letzten Male!

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1 Allgayer, Dessauer: "Und"; further changes may exist not noted.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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