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Das macht den Menschen glücklich

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das macht den Menschen glücklich,
Das macht den Menschen matt,
Wenn er drei sehr schöne Geliebte
Und nur zwei Beine hat.

Der einen lauf ich des Morgens,
Der andern des Abends nach;
Die dritte kommt zu mir des Mittags
Wohl unter mein eignes Dach.

Lebt wohl, ihr drei Geliebten,
Ich hab zwei Beine nur,
Ich will in ländlicher Stille
Genießen die schöne Natur.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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: 2008-01-30.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:35
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