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Du thatest so spröde und sah'st zur Erd'

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du thatest so spröde und sah'st zur Erd'
Und blicktest durch's Fenster in's Grün hinein:
O glaub' mir! dein Herze ist schlecht bewehrt,
Hüte dich! hüte dich! Jungfräulein.

Ja -- wenn ich nicht wüßte, wie leis' und sacht
Sich schleicht ein Geheimniß in's Herz hinein: -
So leise und sacht, wie nie du gedacht:
Hüte dich! hüte dich! Jungfräulein!

Er blickte in's Auge dir so tief -- so tief -
Und tiefer, noch tiefer in's Herz hinein -
Er schaute, was d'rinnen verborgen schlief:
Hüte dich! hüte dich! Jungfräulein! 

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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: 2013-07-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:15

Line count: 12
Word count: 87

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