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Vormals richtete Gott

Language: German (Deutsch)

Vormals richtete Gott.


                                     Könige. 
                          Weise. 

                                 wer richtet denn itzt? 

Richtet das einige 
  Volk? Die heilge Gemeinde? 
  Nein! o nein! wer richtet denn itzt? 
                   ein Natterngeschlecht!  feig und falsch 
                                 	 das edlere Wort nicht mehr 
                 Über die Lippe
O im Nahmen 
                                          ruf ich 
          Alter Dämon! dich herab 

Oder sende 
   Einen Helden 

Oder 
       die Weisheit.


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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: 2012-03-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:49
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Word count: 52

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