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Der neue Kopernikus

Language: German (Deutsch)

Art'ges Häuschen hab ich klein,
Und, darin verstecket,
Bin ich vor der Sonne Schein
Gar bequem bedecket.

Denn da gibt es Schalterlein,
Federchen und Lädchen,
Finde mich so wohl allein
Als mit hübschen Mädchen.

Denn, o Wunder! mir zur Lust
Regen sich die Wälder,
Näher kommen meiner Brust
Die entfernten Felder.

Und so tanzen auch vorbei
Die bewachsnen Berge,
Fehlet nur das Lustgeschrei
Aufgeregter Zwerge.

Doch so gänzlich still und stumm
Rennt es mir vorüber,
Meistens grad und oft auch krumm,
Und so ist mir's lieber.

Wenn ich's recht betrachten will
Und es ernst gewahre,
Steht vielleicht das alles still,
Und ich selber fahre.

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)

Text added to the website: 2011-08-10 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:30

Line count: 24
Word count: 104

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