Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Rezitativ ‑  O glücklich Paar, und glücklich immerfort
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
 O glücklich Paar, und glücklich immerfort, 
 wenn falscher Wahn euch nicht verführt, 
 noch mehr zu wünschen als ihr habt, 
 und mehr zu wissen als ihr sollt!


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Récitatif", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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Word count: 27

Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
 Ô couple heureux, et heureux pour toujours,
 si aucune vaine illusion ne vous conduit
 à souhaiter plus que vous avez
 et à savoir plus que vous devez !


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This text was added to the website: 2012-03-02
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Word count: 29