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Der Fliegende Holländer

The Flying Dutchman

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Author: Richard Wagner
Language: English
Wordcount: 13,049 / 52 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 93.1
LoC Category: PT
Downloads: 719
Added to site: 2010.04.13
mnybks.net#: 27333
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Music
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ese treasures all; I give them for the shelter of a single night. Still what thou seest but small portion is Of the riches stored in my ship's hold. Of what value all these treasures? No wife I have, Nor child, and my native land I'll never reach All my riches shall be thine, as the price I pay with all my heart for the home I crave.

DALAND.

Was muss ich hören?

DALAND.

What must I hear?

HOLLAENDER.

Hast Du eine Tochter?

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN.

Hast thou a daughter?

DALAND.

Fürwahr, ein theures Kind.

DALAND.

I have, and dear she is to me.

HOLLAENDER.

Sie sei mein Weib!

THE FLYING DUTCHMAN.

Then give her unto me for wife.

DALAND.

Wie? Hör' ich recht? Meine Tochter sein Weib? Er selbst spricht aus den Gedanken: -- Fast fürcht' ich, wenn unentschlossen ich bleib', Er müsst' im Vorsatze wanken. Wüsst' ich, ob ich wach' oder träume! Kann ein Eidam willkommener

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