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Wandl' ich in dem Wald des Abends

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wandl' ich [in dem]1 Wald des Abends,
In dem träumerischen Wald,
Immer wandelt mir zur Seite
Deine zärtliche Gestalt.
Ist es nicht dein weißer Schleier?
Nicht dein sanftes Angesicht?
Oder ist es nur der Mondschein,
Der durch Tannendunkel bricht?
Sind es meine eignen Tränen
Die ich leise rinnen hör'?
Oder gehst du, Liebste, [wirklich]2
Weinend neben mir einher?


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1 Lassen: "den" (further changes may exist not noted above); Zemlinsky: "im"
2 Zemlinsky: "weinend"

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