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Das Veilchen

Language: German

Wie der Himmel klar und blau,
Prangt das Veilchen auf der Au,
Mit dem holden Frühlingskind
Koset zart der Zephirwind.

In dem Busen wird es laut
Wenn das Aug' ein Veilchen schaut,
Schlicht von Farbe ist sein Kleid,
Doch sein Liebreiz schmilzt das Leid.

Wird es matt im Sonnenschein,
Morgen steht es frisch und rein:
Gott erquickt des Nachts mit Thau
Seine Veilchen auf der Au.

Stilles Veilchen giebst mir Muth,
Der dich hält in treuer Huth,
Lässt gewiss auch unser Herz
Nicht vergehn im tiefsten Schmerz.



Translation(s): ENG

Submitted by Sharon Krebs

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "The violet", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-03-27.

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