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Lettisches Lied

Language: German

Ach, Schwesterlein, ach, Schwesterlein,
Wie hast du dich so weit hinaus
Versprochen aus dem Vaterhaus!
Die Brüder haben ein groß Begehr
Und möchten gerne bei dir sein,
Und tragen es nicht länger mehr
Und reiten in die Welt hinein,
Und kennen, ach, die Wege nicht,
Und finden, ach, die Stege nicht,
Und irren fragend im Land umher.



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Text added to the website: 2009-01-07.

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