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Was machst du mir

Language: German (Deutsch)

MEPHISTOPHELES (Singt zur Zither)
 Was machst du mir
 Vor Liebchens Tür,
 Kathrinchen, hier
 Bei frühem Tagesblicke?
 Lass, lass es sein!
 Er lässt dich ein
 Als Mädchen ein,
 Als Mädchen nicht zurücke. 

 Nehmt euch in Acht
 Ist es vollbracht,
 Dann gute Nacht,
 Ihr armen, armen Dinger!
 Habt ihr euch lieb,
 Tut keinem Dieb
 Nur nichts zu lieb,
 Als mit dem Ring am Finger.

Translation(s): FRE ITA

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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Ma cosa fai", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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