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Die Mädchen in Deutschland sind blühend...

Language: German (Deutsch)

  Die Mädchen in Deutschland sind blühend und schön, 
Zu Küssen laden sie ein, 
Und wenn sie im wogenden Tanze sich drehn, 
So rühren sie Herzen von Stein. 
Doch die mir vor Allen 
Am besten gefallen, 
Ist Hannchen, 
Lieb Hannchen,
Schön Hannchen, mein Hannchen allein.

  Die Mädchen in Deutschland sind nicht so kokett, 
Wie jene dort über dem Rhein, 
Sie tragen sich sittsam, bescheiden und nett, 
Und Kleider und Herzen sind rein. 
Doch die mir vor Allen 
Am besten gefallen, 
Ist Hannchen, 
Lieb Hannchen, 
Schön Hannchen, mein Hannchen allein.

  Die Mädchen in Deutschland sind häuslich und gut, 
Und bist du entschlossen zu frei'n, 
So nimm dir ein Mädchen aus deutschem Blut,
Du wirst es gewiß nicht bereun! 
Ach! keine von Allen 
Hat so mir gefallen, 
Wie Hannchen, 
Lieb Hannchen, 
Schön Hannchen, [mein]1 Hannchen allein.

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with W. Gerhard's Gedichte, Erster Band, Leipzig: Verlag von Joh. Ambr. Barth., 1826, pages 103-104

1 Marschner: "wie"

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor] and Harry Joelson and Andrew Schneider [Guest Editor]


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  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2011-07-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2018-01-23 11:09:28

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