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Stiller Vorwurf

Language: German (Deutsch)

In einsamen Stunden drängt Wehmut sich auf,
Da brechen die Wunden, die alten, mir auf.
O lass sie nur bluten, sie schmerzen nicht sehr;
Als du sie geschlagen, da schmerzten sie mehr!

Ob du es bereuest, was du mir getan,
Mit andern dich freuest, was geht es mich an?
Was auch du beginnest, vorbei ist die Pein,
Ich kann dir nicht zürnen, kann dir nur verzeihn.

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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Submitted by Ted Perry


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):

  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , "Stil verwijt", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Quiet reproach", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Fran├žais) (Guy Laffaille) , "Reproche silencieux", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:56
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Word count: 66

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Stil verwijt

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

In eenzame uren dringt weemoed zich op,
Dan spelen de wonden, de oude, mij op.
O, laat ze maar bloeden, ze doen niet erg zeer;
Toen jij ze mij toebracht, toen brandden zij meer!
Of jij het je aantrekt, wat jij hebt gedaan,
Met and'ren nu feest viert, wat gaat het mij aan?
Wat ook je maar uitspookt, voorbij is mijn pijn,
Ik kan jou niet haten, mild slechts voor je zijn.

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Text added to the website: 2013-04-10.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:03
Line count: 8
Word count: 72