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Du schönes Fischermädchen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du schönes Fischermädchen,
Siehst du den Abendstern?
O komm zur stillen Hütte,
Wer liebt ist einsam gern!

In deine Fesseln lege
Den trotzigen wilden Sinn,
Sanft wie die Rosenwalle
Lenk' ihn zum Frieden hin.

Da draussen auf dem Meere
Ist oft Getahr und Not,
Senk' in mein Herz den Anker
Von deinem Lebensboot.1

Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE

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1 Meyerbeer adds:
Komm! Komm!
Du schönes Fischermädchen, komm, komm,
Wir kosen Hand in Hand.
Komm! Komm! Komm!

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English [singable] (Anonymous/Unidentified Artist)
  • FRE French (Français) [singable] (Émile Deschamps)

Text added to the website: 2006-05-31 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-06-13 14:52:04

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Jij, mooi, lief vissersmeisje

Language: Dutch (Nederlands) after the German (Deutsch)

Jij, mooi, lief vissersmeisje,
Zie je de Avondster?
O, kom naar ’t stille hutje,
Wie mint houdt zich graag ver!

Leg nu toch maar aan banden
Je koppige, wilde aard,
Als rozen op de golven
Stuur zacht hem en bedaard.

Daarbuiten op het water
Is vaak gevaar en nood,
Laat in mijn hart het anker
Neer van je levensboot.

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Text added to the website: 2018-03-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-03-29 19:32:20

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Word count: 59