by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Laura Prichard

Hier muß ich sie finden!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Der Jüngling:
 Hier muß ich sie finden!
 Ich sah sie verschwinden,
 Ihr folgte mein Blick.
 Sie kam mir entgegen,
 Dann trat sie verlegen
 Und schamrot zurück.
 Ist's Hoffnung, sind's Träume?
 Ihr Felsen, ihr Bäume,
 Entdeckt mir die Liebste,
 Entdeckt mir mein Glück!

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This text was added to the website: 2005-11-04
Line count: 11
Word count: 42

Here I must find her!
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
The Youth:
 Here I must find her!
 I saw her disappear,
 You followed my gaze.
 She came on towards me,
 Then she stepped back, embarrased
 And blushing.
 Is it hope, are these dreams?
 You rocks, you trees,
 Reveal to me my dearest one,
 Reveal to me my happiness!

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This text was added to the website: 2016-04-04
Line count: 11
Word count: 48