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In dem Dornbusch

Language: German (Deutsch)

In dem Dornbusch 
Blüht ein Röslein,
  Ist ein' Lust, es anzusehn!
Wollt' es pflücken, 
Mich zu schmücken,
  Doch der Dorn läßt's nicht gescheh'n.

Sang ein Vöglein 
In den Lüften,
  Klang der Sang süß in's Gemüth:
,,Willst du brechen, 
Laß dich stechen,
  Ohne Dorn kein Röslein blüht.``

Lieber Schatz, sei 
Wieder gut mir,
  Lieber Schatz, leg ab dein'n Zorn:
Immer Schmollen, 
Immer Grollen --
  Für ein' Ros' wär's zu viel Dorn.

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Gedichte von Wilhelm Osterwald, Dritte umgearbeitete und vermehrte Auflage, Leipzig, Verlag von F. G. C. Leuckart (Constantin Sander), 1873, page 46.

Submitted by Alberto Pedrotti


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