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Die Räuberbrüder

Language: German

"Vorüber ist der blut'ge Strauß,
Hier ist's so still, nun ruh dich aus."

"Vom Tal herüber kommt die Luft;
Horch, hörst du nichts? Die Mutter ruft."

"Die Mutter ist ja lange tot,
Eine Glocke klingt durchs Morgenrot."

"Lieb Mutter, hab nicht solches Leid,
Mein wildes Leben mich gereut. -"

"Was sinkst du auf die Knie ins Gras?
Deine Augen dunkeln, du wirst so blaß." -

Es war von Blut der Grund so rot,
Der Räuber lag im Grase tot.

Da küßt der Bruder den bleichen Mund:
"Dich liebt ich recht aus Herzensgrund."

Vom Fels dann schoß er noch einmal
Und warf die Büchse tief ins Tal.

Drauf schritt er durch den Wald zur Stadt:
"Ihr Herrn, ich bin des Lebens satt.

Hie ist mein Haupt, nun richtet bald,
Zum Bruder legt mich in den Wald."



Translation(s): ENG

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    * ENG English (Linda Godry) , title 1: "The marauding brothers", copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2007-09-30.

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