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Language: German (Deutsch)

Schwinge dich, liebes Schwälbchen,
  Zum alten Giebelhaus,
Wo früh das blonde Gretel
  Verstohlen guckt heraus!
Und sag' ihr frohe Kunde,
   Doch sag' es nicht zu laut:
Bald blüht die grüne Myrthe,
   Und Gretel heißt die Braut!

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Fliegende Blätter, 111. Band (1899), Nro. 2824, page 123

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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Available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Message", copyright © 2016, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2013-08-17.
Last modified: 2019-01-02 11:07:51
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