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Kommt hinaus, laßt uns gehn

Language: German (Deutsch)

Kommt hinaus, laßt uns gehn,
Die Veilchen zu sehn! 
Brauchst nicht erst zu schmücken 
Dein nußbraunes Haar;
Winde Kränze darein,
Die der Frühling gebar! 

Sieh dort in dem Schoos 
Des Thals aus dem Moos,
Da blicken die Veilchen 
So lieblich heraus --
Komm, pflück' dir geschwind 
Die schönsten zum Straus! 

Pflück' immer sie ab;
Sinkt doch Alles zu Grab! 
Und ist es nicht besser 
Am Herzen vergehn,
Als verwelkend allein 
Am Grabe zu stehn? 

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Copied from Liederfibel: Das ganze Kinder- und Familienleben nach seinen verschiedenen Stufen dargestellt in einem vollstimmigen Chore deutscher Dichter, 1841, Verlag der Dannheimer'ischen Buchhandlung, p. 197; attribution: Zarnack's Volkslieder

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: 2012-07-29 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:48

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Word count: 73

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