by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Sorge
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Kehre nicht in diesem Kreise
Neu und immer neu zurück!
Laß, o laß mir meine Weise,
Gönn, o gönne mir mein Glück!
Soll ich fliehen? Soll ich's fassen?
Nun, gezweifelt ist genug.
Willst du mich nicht glücklich lassen,
Sorge, nun so mach mich klug!

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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "Souci", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Souci
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Ne retourne pas dans ce cercle,
Nouveau et toujours renouvelé !
Laisse, oh, laisse-moi mes manières,
Accorde, oh, accorde-moi mon bonheur !
Devrais-je fuir ? Devrais-je le saisir ?
Maintenant, assez de doute.
Si tu choisis de ne pas me rendre heureux,
Ô souci, alors rends-moi sensé !

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2015 by Guy Laffaille, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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