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Ich fahr' dahin, weil es muß seyn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich fahr' dahin, [weil es muß seyn]1,
Ich [trenn']2 mich von der Liebsten mein,
[Zuletzt laß']3 ich ihr's Herze mein,
[Dieweil ich scheid', so soll es seyn!]4
Ich fahr' dahin!

Translation(s): ENG

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Copied from Rosen und Dornen : Gedichte : neue Folge, Friedrich Carl Metzger. Dillingen, 1846.
1 Mengelberg: "wenn es muß sein"
2 Mengelberg: "scheid"
3 Mengelberg: "Zur Letzt lass'
4 Mengelberg: "Ich aber leb'. So muß es sein."

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Set in a modified version by Johannes Brahms, Eduard Lassen.

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  • ENG English (Laura Prichard) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2011-05-18.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:23
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