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Wenn nur der Rhein nicht wär

Language: German (Deutsch)

  Wenn nur der Rhein nicht wär
Und der Sonnenschein
So strahlend [darüber]1 her,
Und der goldene Wein.
 
  Und die sieben Berge nicht
Und der alte Zoll
Und [die]2 Schifflein im Angesicht
Mit den Segeln voll.
 
  Und die [Mägdlein]3 so wundernett
Und der Rundgesang,
Und der Morgen so schön im Bett
Und der Tag so lang--
 
  Ach! wie [studirten]4 wir
So gar fleißig Jus!
Rhein, Rhein! es liegt an dir,
Daß man bummeln muß!


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Rheinlieder. Aus dem Munde der Dichter, ausgewählt von Karl Heffel, Coblenz: W. Groos' Hofbuchhandlung, 1894, page 176

1 Bungert: "drüber"
2 Bungert: "das"
3 Bungert: "Mägdelein"
4 Kampers: "studieren"

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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