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Junger Knabe, der du gehest

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Junger Knabe, der du gehest
Auf und ab am Fenster hier,
Laß dein Wandern nur, o Knabe, 
Denn ich singe nicht zu dir.

Meine Weise gilt dem Liebsten,
Der ist gangen aus dem Tal,
Seine Schönheit blühet schöner 
Als die deine [tausend Mal]1.

Heller blühet seine Farbe 
Als die Au, die er verließ,
Auf die Erde ist er kommen, 
Und er kam vom Paradies.

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1 Jenner: "tausendmal"

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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:31
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