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Wie's aussieht im ewigen Freudenhain

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie's aussieht im [ewigen]1 Freudenhain, 
  Im Himmel, dem hohen, da [oben]2, 
Das wissen die [Kindlein, die kleinen, allein]3, 
  Sie kommen ja grade von [droben]4.

Doch sie können's nicht sagen, unmündig und klein,
  Sie müssen's verschweigen indessen:
Und wachsen heran sie und plaudern sie fein,
  Dann haben sie's leider vergessen.

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1 Doebber, Hermann, Reger: "ew'gen"; further changes may exist for Hermann not noted above.
2 Reger: "droben"
3 Reger: "kleinen Kindlein allein"
4 Reger: "oben"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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Text added to the website: 2010-09-29T00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16T10:02:30
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