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Ei Ei, wie scheint der Mond so hell

Language: German

Ei Ei, wie scheint der Mond so hell,
Wie scheint er in der Nacht.
Hab ich am frühen Morgen
[Meim]1 Schatz ein Lied gemacht. 

Ei Ei, wie scheint der Mond so hell,
Ei Ei, wo scheint er hin.
Mein Schatz hat alle Morgen
Ein andern Schatz im Sinn. 

Ei Ei, wie scheint der Mond so hell,
Ei Ei, wie scheint er hier.
Er scheint ja alle Morgen
Der Liebsten vor die Tür. 

Ei Ei, wie scheint der Mond so hell,
Ei Jungfer, wann ists Tag?
Es geht ihr alle Morgen
Ein andrer Freier nach.



J. Weismann sets stanzas 1, 3, 2, 4

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1 Weismann: "Mein"

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