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Der arme Mann

Language: German (Deutsch)

Schwester.
 Bruder! sieh den armen Mann
 Doch nicht in der Näh so an!
 Wie verhungert! wie zerrissen!
 Nein, mich schaudert hinzugehn! -
 Aber du? - so mocht ich wissen,
 Was du willst an ihm ersehn!

 
Bruder.
 Laß mich immer naher gehn,
 Und sein ganzes Elend sehn!
 Man lernt nie sein Gluck erkennen,
 Wenn man nicht das Elend kennt,
 Noch für den voll Dank entbrennen,
 Der uns dieses Glück gegönnt.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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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)


Text added to the website: 2008-06-13.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:15
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