by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

Die blauen Veilchen der Äugelein
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Die blauen Veilchen der Äugelein, 
Die roten Rosen der Wängelein, 
Die weißen Liljen der Händchen klein, 
Die blühen und blühen noch immerfort, 
Und nur das Herzchen ist verdorrt.

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 135.


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Les violettes bleues de ses petits yeux
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Les violettes bleues de ses petits yeux,
Les roses rouges de ses petites joues,
Les lis blancs de ses petites mains
Fleurissent et fleuriront à jamais,
Et seul son cœur est flétri.

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This text was added to the website: 2016-12-02
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Word count: 32