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Geister (auf dem Gange):

Language: German (Deutsch)

Geister (auf dem Gange):1
 Drinnen gefangen ist einer!
 Bleibet haußen, folg ihm keiner!
 Wie im Eisen der Fuchs,
 Zagt ein alter Höllenluchs.
 Aber gebt Acht!
 Schwebet hin, schwebet [wider]2,
 Auf und nieder,
 Und er hat sich losgemacht.
 Könnt ihr ihm nützen,
 Laßt ihn nicht sitzen!
 Denn er tat uns allen
 Schon viel zu Gefallen.

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1 in Radziwill's version, "Chor der bösen Geister"
2 Radziwill: "wieder"

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