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Mein Wagen rollet langsam

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Wagen rollet langsam
Durch lustiges Waldesgrün,
Durch blumige Taler, die zaubrisch
Im Sonnenglanze blühn.

Ich sitze und sinne und träume,
Und denk' an die Liebste mein;
Da grüßen drei Schattengestalten
Kopfnickend zum Wagen herein.

Sie hüpfen und schneiden Gesichter,
So spöttisch und doch so scheu,
Und quirlen wie Nebel zusammen,
Und kichern und huschen vorbei.



Translation(s): FRE ENG ITA DUT FRE

Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 158.


Submitted by Emily Ezust and Pierre Mathé

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

  • FRE French (Français) (Charles Beltjens) , no title, from Intermezzo lyrique, no. 54, published 1827
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "My cart rolls slowly", copyright ©
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Amelia Maria Imbarrato) , title 1: "Il mio carro va piano", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Mijn wagen hobbelt langzaam", copyright © 2013, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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