by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Lau Kanen

Nacht liegt auf den fremden Wegen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
Nacht liegt auf den fremden Wegen,
Krankes Herz und müde Glieder; -
Ach, da fließt, wie stiller Segen,
Süßer Mond, dein Licht hernieder;

Süßer Mond, mit deinen Strahlen
Scheuchest du das nächt'ge Grauen;
Es zerrinnen meine Qualen,
Und die Augen übertauen.

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Note: first included in Rheinische Flora, no. 12

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Nacht ligt op de vreemde wegen
Language: Dutch (Nederlands)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Nacht ligt op de vreemde wegen,
‘t Zieke hart en moede leden;
Ach, daar komt, als stille zegen,
Lieve maan, jouw licht gegleden.
 
Lieve maan, met jouw zacht schijnen
Jaag je weg de nachtfantomen;
Ook vervliegen nu mijn pijnen,
En mijn ogen overstromen.

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"Mondenschein" = "Maneschijn"

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