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Ich wand ein Sträußchen morgens früh

Language: German (Deutsch)

Ich wand ein [Sträußchen morgens]1 früh,
  Das ich der Liebsten schickte;
Nicht ließ ich sagen ihr, von wem,
  Und wer die Blumen pflückte.

Doch als ich abends kam zum Tanz
  Und tat verstohlen und sachte,
Da trug sie die Nelken am Busenlatz
  Und schaute mich an und lachte.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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1 Bock: "Sträußlein morgens"; Othegraven: "Sträusslein des Morgens"; further changes may exist not shown above.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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

Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "Carnations", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Œillets", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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