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Language: German (Deutsch)

Schlafen, schlafen, ach, schlafen!
Nur im Schlafe sind wir frei
und ledig aller Sklaverei,
die uns Welt und Mensch bereitet,
Geist und Herzen uns verleitet,

Schlaf heilt Schläge, die uns trafen, Schlaf!
Nur im Schlafe wird uns Ruh
vor des Lebens immerzu
rastlos tosend Ungewittern,
die so manches Schiff ersplittern,

Schlaf allein ist sichrer Hafen,
Schlaf, schlafen, schlafen, schlafen!

Submitted by Harry Joelson


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: 2011-02-11.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:13
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Word count: 61

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