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Language: German (Deutsch)

Könnt' ich sie einmal treffen an
Im tiefen Wald, da Niemand ginge,
Es wär' um allen Schmerz gethan,
Ach daß es, daß es doch gelinge!

Wir schritten immer weiter ein,
Und sähen nimmermehr zurücke,
Und würden fein geborgen seyn,
Und scheuten keines Menschen Tücke.

Und Alle, die uns sonst gehöhnt,
Und schlimmen Sieg an uns erworben,
Sie wären Alle nun versöhnt,
Und sprächen sanft: Sie sind gestorben!

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)

Text added to the website: 2010-10-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02
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