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

Wir fuhren allein im dunkeln
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Wir fuhren allein im dunkeln
Postwagen die ganze Nacht;
Wir ruhten einander am Herzen,
Wir haben gescherzt und gelacht.

Doch als es morgens tagte,
Mein Kind, wie staunten wir!
Denn zwischen uns saß Amor,
Der blinde Passagier.

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  • Also set in Czech (Čeština), a translation by J. Kühnlova ENG FRE ; composed by Karel Boleslav Jirák.

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Nous avons voyagé seuls dans la sombre
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Nous avons voyagé seuls dans la sombre
Diligence toute la nuit;
Nous avons reposé, coeur contre coeur,
Nous avons plaisanté et ri.

Pourtant quand le jour se leva,
Mon enfant, quelle étonnement!
Car entre nous était assis Amour,
Le passager aveugle.

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Text added to the website: 2009-04-27 00:00:00
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