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Stille Liebe

Language: German

Ich wollt' dir immer sagen,
Was innig mich beglückt,
Und meinen Schmerz dir klagen,
Der meine Seele drückt.

Doch glaubt' ich, dich betrübe
Mein ungeschicktes Wort
Und schweigend wuchs die Liebe
Mit meinen Schmerzen fort.

Betrübt dich nun mein Schweigen?
Denk', daß ich glücklich bin;
Denn keine Worte reichen
Für meine Liebe hin!


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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