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Habt ihr kein' Dragoner g'sehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Habt ihr kein' Dragoner [g'sehn]1,
Auf der grünen Wiese,
Hinterm gelben Veilchenstock,
Bei der Jungfer Liese?

Jungfer Liese! Was ist das?
Auf der Wiese wächst das Gras,
Auf den Äckern [wächst]2 der Klee,
Mädel, trau [keim]3 Buben meh!

Hab' einmal ['nem]4 Buben traut,
Hat mich sieben Jahr geraut;
Sieben Jahr ist noch [nit]5 lang,
Reut mich auch mein Leben lang.

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1 Mengelberg "geseh'n?"
2 Mengelberg "blüht"
3 Konta: "keinen"; Mengelberg "kei'm"
4 Mengelberg "einem"
5 Mengelberg "nicht"

Submitted by Peter Donderwinkel and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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