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Es tönen die Hörner von ferne herüber

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es tönen die Hörner von ferne herüber,
Die Düfte des Abends umwehen mich mild!
Der Himmel verschleiert sich trüber und trüber,
Bald decket nun Dämmrung das ganze Gefild.

Des Tages Verwirrungen, Wünsche und Sorgen,
Sie lösen sich leise im wechselnden Raum;
Doch bleibet, was tief in der Seele verborgen,
Die Liebe, geheiligt im seligsten Traum.

Verhallen auch jenseits die Töne der Freude;
Uns bleibet der Liebe beglückender Ton,
Er sei es, woran meine Seele sich weide,
Bis einst mit dem Leben die Liebe entfloh'n.

Translation(s): FRE

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "Chant", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-02-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:34
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