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Es wohnen die hohen Gedanken

Language: German (Deutsch)

Es wohnen die hohen Gedanken
In einem hohen Haus.
Ich klopfte, doch immer hieß es:
»Die Herrschaft fuhr eben aus!«

Nun klopf' ich ganz bescheiden
Bei kleineren Leuten an.
Ein Stückel Brot, ein Groschen
Ernähren auch ihren Mann.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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

Text added to the website: 2017-11-16.
Last modified: 2017-11-16 15:29:23
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