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Feinsliebchen, du sollst mir nicht...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Feinsliebchen, du sollst mir nicht barfuß gehn,
Du zertrittst dir die zarten Füßlein schön.

Wie sollte ich denn nicht barfuß gehn,
Hab keine Schuhe ja anzuziehn.

Feinsliebchen willst du mein eigen sein,
So kaufe ich dir ein Paar Schühlein fein.

Wie könnte ich euer eigen sein.
Ich bin ein arm Dienstmägdelein.

Und bist du arm, so nehm ich dich doch.
Du hast ja Ehr und Treue noch.

Die Ehr und Treu mir Keiner nahm,
Ich bin wie ich von der Mutter kam.

Und Ehr und Treu ist besser wie Geld.
Ich nehm mir ein Weib, das mir gefällt.

Was zog er aus seiner Tasche fein?
Mein Herz, von Gold ein Ringelein!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE ITA

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

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Scalza, tesoro, non devi andare", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title unknown, copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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Ma petite chérie, tu ne devrais pas...

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Ma petite chérie, tu ne devrais pas aller nu-pieds,
Tu vas blesser tes petits pieds délicats.

Comment pourrais-je ne pas aller nu-pieds,
Je n'ai pas de chaussures à me mettre ?

Ma petite chérie, si tu étais à moi,
Je t'achèterai une paire de petites chaussures !

Comment pourrais-je être à toi ?
Je suis une pauvre servante.

Et bien que tu sois pauvre, je te prendrai quand même.
Tu as de l'honneur et de la fidélité.

Personne ne m'a pris mon honneur et ma fidélité,
Je suis comme j'étais quand j'ai quitté le giron de ma mère.

Et l'honneur et la fidélité valent mieux que l'argent.
Je prendrais pour moi une femme qui me plaise.

Qu'a-t-il pris dans sa poche ?
Mon cœur, un petit anneau d'or !


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Text added to the website: 2010-07-11.
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