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Mir träumte wieder der alte Traum

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mir träumte wieder der alte Traum:
Es war eine Nacht im Maie,
Wir saßen unter dem Lindenbaum,
Und schwuren uns ewige Treue.

Das war ein Schwören und Schwören aufs neu,
Ein Kichern, ein Kosen, ein Küssen;
Daß ich gedenk des Schwures sei,
Hast du in die Hand mich gebissen.

O Liebchen mit den Äuglein klar!
O Liebchen schön und bissig!
Das Schwören in der Ordnung war,
Das Beißen war überflüssig.


Translation(s): FRE POR FRE
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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 156.


Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani and Pierre Mathé

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Text added to the website: 2007-06-07.
Last modified: 2016-12-02 21:16:26
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