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Nicht mehr barfuß sollst du traben

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nicht mehr barfuß sollst du traben,
Deutsche Freiheit, durch die Sümpfe,
Endlich kommst du auf die Strümpfe,
Und auch Stiefeln sollst du haben!

Auf dem Haupte sollst du tragen
Eine warme Pudelmütze,
Daß sie dir die Ohren schütze
In den kalten Wintertagen.

Du bekommst sogar zu essen -
Eine große Zukunft naht dir! -
Laß dich nur vom welschen Satyr
Nicht verlocken zu Exzessen!

Werde nur nicht dreist und dreister!
Setz nicht den Respekt beiseiten
Vor den hohen Obrigkeiten
Und dem Herren Bürgermeister!


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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 10:01:33
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