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Eine Käferhochzeit

Language: German (Deutsch)

    Wie sich Braut und Bräutigam zur Hochzeit rüften

Ich will das Eisenhütlein fragen,
Ob es uns leihen will seinen Wagen;
  Der Morgen halt schon vor der Thür --
  Du schöne Braut, komm' rasch herfür.

Wir müssen auch noch Reiter haben,
Die vor uns her zur Kirche traben,
  Es wartet schon der Rittersporn,
  Du schöne Braut der reitet vorn'.

Doch Eins macht mir noch viele Sorgen --
Wo soll ich mir ein Kränzlein borgen?
  Die schönsten Blüthen sind bereit --
  Nun leg' nur an dein Hochzeitskleid.

Und schmücke dir, o Braut, die Locken:
Es läuten schon die Blumenglocken,
  Die Flüglein zeig' im schönsten Glanz,
  Denn heute geht's zum Hochzeitstanz!

Doch sag', wo werden wir einst wohnen?
Tief in den bunten Blumenkronen.
  Noch eins -- wo werden wir getraut? -- 
  Bei der heil'gen Lilie, liebe Braut.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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Text added to the website: 2009-09-11 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:21

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