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Language: German (Deutsch)

Wie sitzt mir das Liebchen?
Was freut sie so groß?
Den Fernen, sie wiegt ihn,
Sie hat ihn im Schoß;

Im zierlichen Käfig
Ein Vöglein sie hält,
Sie läßt es heraußer,
So, wie ihrs gefällt.

So eile zur Heimat,
Das ist nun der Brauch,
Und hast du das Mädchen,
So hat sie dich auch.

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: 2008-09-06.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:54
Line count: 12
Word count: 54

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