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Der Jäger und das Häslein

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ein kleines Häslein sitzet
     Im Busch.
Sieh, wie's die Ohren spitzet!
     Husch! Husch!
Der Jäger kommt gegangen
     Im Wald,
Möcht' gern das Häslein fangen;
     Halt! Halt!
Da legt er an die Flinte, --
     O weh!
Nun Häslein lauf' geschwinde!
Das Häslein duckt sich nieder; --
     Es knallt, --
Und prasselnd schallt es wieder
     Im Wald.
Das Häslein ist erschrocken, --
     O Noth!
Es bleibt im Busche hocken
     Wie todt.
Der Jäger wirft die Flinte
     In's Gras:
"Ei lauf doch fort geschwinde,
     Herr Has!" --
Doch wie er’s will einstecken
     Zum Schmaus,
Thut sich's gar hurtig strecken,
     Reißt aus!
Hopp! Hopp! geht's durch die Felder
     So frei!
Hopp! Hopp! geht's durch die Wälder, --
     Ei! ei!--
Der Jäger hat's gesehen, --
     Husch! Husch!
Und bleibt verwundert stehen
     Im Busch!

Confirmed with Kinder-Lieder von G. Ch. Dieffenbach, Mainz: Verlag von C.G. Kunze, 1854, pages 99-100

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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