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Wie Georg von Frundsberg von sich selber...

Language: German (Deutsch)

Mein Fleiß und Müh hab ich nie gespart
Und allzeit gewahrt dem Herren mein;
Zum Besten sein schickt ich mich drein,
Gnad, Gunst verhofft, dochs Gemüt zu Hof
Verkehrt sich oft.

Wer sich zukauft, der lauft weit vor
Und kömmt empor, doch wer lang Zeit
Nach Ehren streit, muß dannen weit,
Das sehr mich kränkt, mein treuer Dienst
Bleibt unerkennt.

Kein Dank noch Lohn davon ich bring,
Man wiegt g'ring und hat mein gar
Vergessen zwar, groß Not, Gefahr
Ich bestanden han, was Freude soll
Ich haben dran?



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