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Könnst du meine Äuglein sehen

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Könnst]1 du meine Äuglein [sehen]2,
Wie sie sind vom Weinen roth,
Ich soll in das Kloster gehen,
Und allein seyn bis in Tod.

Es sitzen auch zwey [Turteltäublein]3
Drüben auf [dem]4 grünen Ast,
Wenn die von einander scheiden,
So vergehen Laub und Gras.


Translation(s): ENG

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1 Wurm: "Könnt'st"
2 Elling, Franz: "seh'n"
3 Franz, Wurm: "Turteltäubelein"
4 Franz, Wurm: "einem"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Red eyes", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-07-05.
Last modified: 2016-02-25 15:17:13
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Word count: 43

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