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Hand in Hand! und Lipp auf Lippe!

Language: German (Deutsch)

Hand in Hand! und Lipp auf Lippe!
Liebes Mädchen, bleibe treu!
Lebe wohl! und manche Klippe
Fährt dein Liebster noch vorbei;
Aber wenn er einst den Hafen,
Nach dem Sturme, wieder grüßt,
Mögen ihn die Götter strafen,
Wenn er ohne dich genießt.

Frisch gewagt ist schon gewonnen,
Halb ist schon mein Werk vollbracht!
Sterne leuchten mir wie Sonnen,
Nur dem Feigen ist es Nacht.
Wär ich müßig dir zur Seite,
Drückte noch der Kummer mich;
Doch in aller dieser Weite
Wirk ich rasch und nur für dich.

Schon ist mir das Tal gefunden,
Wo wir einst zusammen gehn
Und den Strom in Abendstunden
Sanft hinunter gleiten sehn.
Diese Pappeln auf den Wiesen,
Diese Buchen in dem Hain!
Ach, und hinter allen diesen
Wird doch auch ein Hüttchen sein.

Translation(s): FRE

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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)

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "À l'élue", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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