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Und bild' dir nur im Traum nichts ein

Language: German (Deutsch)

[Und bild' dir nur im Traum nichts ein]1,
Du bist mir viel zu jung.
Ums Kinn noch kaum dir sprosst der Flaum,
Das ist mir nicht genung.

Und wenn ich einen heiraten tu',
Muß sein ein Reiter zu Roß,
Noch eins so lang und breit wie du,
Sein Bart zweier Ellen groß.

Sein Rappe saust im Windeslauf,
Sein Bart der deckt mich zu,
Ich sitz' vor ihm am Sattelknauf,
Und hinterm Ofen du!

Translation(s): ENG

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1 Herzogenberg: "Und bild' dir nur nichts ein im Traum"; Woikowsky-Biedau: "Und bilde dir nichts ein" (according to the Musikalien-catalog von Heinrichshofen's Verlag in Magdeburg; further changes may exist not shown above)

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "And in your dream imagine nothing for yourself", copyright ©

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