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Im Eimer das Wasser

Language: German (Deutsch)

Im Eimer das Wasser 
Trieb tanzend sein Spiel,
Da kam er und fragte, 
Obs Wetter mir g'fiel;
Die Luft war so milde,
Der Himmel so rein,
Ich sagte vor Schrecken
Nicht ja und nicht nein.

Im Eimer das Wasser 
Schon tanzte nicht mehr,
Er fragte, ob länger 
Ich böse noch wär'; 
Das Thal war so friedlich,
Ich stand so allein,
Und sagte vor Schrecken 
Nicht ja und nicht nein.

Im Eimer das Wasser 
Lief über den Rand,
Er fragte, warum ich 
In Thränen dastand,
Und sah mir ins Auge
So innig dabei, --
Da hab' ich versprochen 
Ihm ewige Treu. 

About the headline (FAQ)

Confirmed with Düsseldorfer Künstler Album, 1853, p. 20.

Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]


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Text added to the website: 2014-05-24 00:00:00.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:05:17
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