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Zum Abschied

Language: German (Deutsch)

So reich' mir einmal noch die Hand,
Dann laß uns scheiden, scheiden!
Was willst du durch des Hasses Brand
Noch schüren meine Leiden.
Du glaubst an meine Liebe nicht,
Willst Spott nur mit mir treiben -
So geh' mit Gott; mein Sonnenlicht
Warst du und wirst's auch bleiben.

Mit Gott! Und möge dir die Welt
Ein treu'res Herze bieten, -
Das deine Glaubensnacht erhellt -
Und dich vor Zweifel hüten.
Und wenn du es gefunden hast,
So sende mir ein Zeichen;
Dann wird auch meine Schmerzenslast
Mir aus dem Herzen weichen.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2011-08-26 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:31

Line count: 16
Word count: 91

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