by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Ich hatt ihn einzig mir erkoren
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Ich hatt ihn einzig mir erkoren;
Ich schien mir nur für ihn geboren,
Begehrte nichts als seine Gunst. 

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  • ENG English (Thomas Carlyle)
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