Ich fahr' dahin, weil es muß seyn
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ich fahr' dahin, [weil es muß seyn]1,
Ich [trenn']2 mich von der Liebsten mein,
[Zuletzt laß']3 ich ihr's Herze mein,
[Dieweil ich scheid', so soll es seyn!]4
Ich fahr' dahin!

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Copied from Rosen und Dornen : Gedichte : neue Folge, Friedrich Carl Metzger. Dillingen, 1846.
1 Mengelberg: "wenn es muß sein"
2 Mengelberg: "scheid"
3 Mengelberg: "Zur Letzt lass'
4 Mengelberg: "Ich aber leb'. So muß es sein."

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Set in a modified version by Johannes Brahms, Eduard Lassen.

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