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Ich saß zu ihren Füßen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich saß zu ihren Füßen,
Ich hielt wohl ihre Hand,
Ich hätt' sie mögen küßen;
Mein Herz hat heiß gebrannt
Vor Liebe. 

Sie sah herab so wonnig,
Es war um mich geschehn;
Ich sah den Himmel sonnig
In ihren Augen stehn
Vor Liebe.

Zwei glühend rothe Nelken
Trug sie vor ihrer Brust,
Sie durften dort verwelken
In kurzer, sel'ger Lust
Vor Liebe.  

In Liebespein befangen
Saß ich und sprach kein Wort,
Und als sie heimgegangen
Saß ich noch immer dort
Vor Liebe. 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Gedichte von Julius Mosen, Leipzig: Literarisches Museum, 1836, page 23.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


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: 2017-09-25 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-09-25 18:15:29

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