Oft schlägt das Menschenherz so schwer
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Oft schlägt das Menschenherz so schwer,
Wenn hell die Lerche schlägt.
Nur frisch mit auf, Du Herz, denn Er
Hat dich an's Herz gelegt.

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Confirmed with Gedichte von Fridr. Baron de la Motte-Fouqué, Zweyter Theil, Neueste Auflage, Wien: Bey B. Ph. Bauer, 1818, page 57


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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "A human heart often beats", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website: 2016-02-01
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Word count: 24