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Einen Brief soll ich schreiben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Einen Brief soll ich schreiben
Meinem Schatz in der Fern;
Sie hat mich gebeten,
Sie hätt's gar zu gern.

Da lauf ich zum Krämer,
Kauf Tint' und Papier
Und schneid mir ein' Feder,
Und sitz nun dahier.

Als wir noch mitsammen 
Uns lustig gemacht,
Da haben wir nimmer
Ans Schreiben gedacht.

Was hilft mir nun Feder
Und Tint' und Papier!
Du weißt, die Gedanken 
Sind allzeit bei dir.


Translation(s): FRE

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M. Reger sets stanzas 1, 3-4
J. Schelb sets stanzas 1, 3-4

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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