by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Robert Schall

Rede, Mädchen, allzu liebes
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Russian (Русский) 
Available translation(s): AFR CAT CHI DUT DUT ENG ENG FIN FRE ITA SPA
Rede, Mädchen, allzu liebes,
das mir in die Brust, die kühle,
hat geschleudert mit dem Blicke
diese wilden Glutgefühle!

Willst du nicht dein Herz erweichen,
willst du, eine Überfromme,
rasten ohne traute Wonne,
oder willst du, daß ich komme?

Rasten ohne traute Wonne,
nicht so bitter will ich büßen.
Komme nur, du schwarzes Auge.
Komme, wenn die Sterne grüßen.

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  • AFR Afrikaans [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , no title, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (中文) (Wilbur Lin) , "告訴我,我甚愛的女孩", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Pauline Kroger) , copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Speak, maiden, whom I love all too much", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Parle, jeune fille, trop chérie", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • SPA Spanish (Español) (Elisa Rapado) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 12
Word count: 59

Sê, my meisie, allerliefste
Language: Afrikaans  after the German (Deutsch) 
Sê, my meisie, allerliefste,
jy, wat in my bors, eens koel,
met net één kyk aangesteek het
daardie wilde gloed-gevoel:

Wil jy nie jou hart versag nie?
Wil jy dan, te vroom, en dwaas,
vasbyt sonder knus plesier – of
moet ek my na jou toe haas?

Vasbyt sonder knus plesiertjies?
Nie so bitter wil ek boet!
Kom, jy met die donker ogies,
kom, wanneer die sterre groet.

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This text was added to the website: 2020-02-25
Line count: 12
Word count: 68