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Language: German

Schwer, langweilig ist mir mein Zeit,
Seit ich mich täte scheiden 
Von dir, mein Schatz und höchste Freud,
[Ich merk', daß ich]1 muß leiden;
[Ach]2 weh der Frist, 
Zu lang sie ist,
Wird mir zu lang in Schmerzen,
Daß ich oft klag:
Es scheint kein Tag,
[Der]3 wird gedacht im Herzen.

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1 B. Walter: "O wie ich dess"
2 B. Walter: "O"
3 Schoenberg: "Des" ; B. Walter: "Dess"


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