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Wenn einem Mädchen, das uns liebt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Wenn einem Mädchen, das uns liebt,
Die Mutter strenge Lehren gibt
Von Tugend, Keuschheit und von Pflicht,
Und unser Mädchen folgt ihr nicht
Und fliegt mit neuverstärktem Triebe
Zu unsern heißen Küßen hin,
Da hat daran der Eigensinn 
So vielen Anteil, als die Liebe.

Doch wenn die Mutter es erreicht,
Daß sie das gute Herz erweicht,
Voll Stolz auf ihre Lehren sieht,
Daß uns das Mädchen spröde flieht,
So kennt sie nicht das Herz der Jugend.
Denn wenn das je ein Mädchen tut,
So hat daran der Wankelmut
Gewiß mehr Anteil, als die Tugend.

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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)

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

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30

Line count: 16
Word count: 94

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