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Gute Nacht, du süßes Kind

Language: German (Deutsch)

Gute Nacht, du süßes Kind,
Mögen Engel dich behüten,
Und der Schlummer leis und lind 
Streue dir die schönsten Blüten. 

Gute Nacht, und träume mild
Von den Schwesterlein, den Rosen,
Die, dein schönes Ebenbild,
Mit den Frühlingswinden kosen. 

Gute Nacht, und denke mein 
Mindestens in holden Träumen,
Mochtest so im Tagesschein
Meiner zu gedenken säumen. 

Gute Nacht, und bleib mir gut,
Lächle gül;tig mir entgegen;
Deiner Blicke Zauber ruht
Auf mir wir ein milder Segen. 

Gute Nacht, die Äuglein zu,
Schließ die holden Blicke gerne;  
Schöner, selbst in Schlafesruh',
Sind sie doch als alle Sterne.  

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Gedichte von C. Dräxler-Manfred, dritte durchaus verbesserte und vermehrte Auflage, Frankfurt am Main: Johann David Sauerländer, 1838, page 81.

Submitted by Melanie Trumbull


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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