In Liebesarmen ruht ihr trunken,
Des Lebens Früchte winken euch;
Ein Blick nur ist auf mich gesunken,
Doch bin ich vor euch allen reich.
Das Glück der Erde miss ich gerne
Und blick, ein Märtyrer, hinan,
Denn über mir in goldner Ferne
Hat sich der Himmel aufgetan.
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text),
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, title unknown, copyright © 2007, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, "Amour sublime", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
, "Exalted love", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
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