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Ich weiß, daß mir nichts angehört

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich weiß, daß mir nichts angehört,
Als der Gedanke, der ungestört
Aus meiner Seele will fließen,
Und jeder günstige Augenblick,
Den mich ein liebendes Geschick
Von Grund aus läßt genießen.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with J. W. von Goethe, Sämmtliche Werke, Volume 1, Paris, Tétot Frères, 1836, p. 18. Note: in this edition, the last line reads "Von Grundaus läßt genießen", but in later editions it is "...Grund aus...".

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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