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Auf der Wanderschaft

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Sonne senkte sich gemach,
Ein Sternlein zog der Sonne nach,
Das glühte so hell und heiter.
"Du Sternlein, geh noch nicht zur Ruh',
"Und blink mir noch ein wenig zu;
"Ich wandre ja noch weiter!" --

Die Herde zog den Wald hinein,
Ein schwarzbraun Mädel hinterdrein,
Das glühte so frisch und heiter.
"Ach Mädel, geh noch nicht zur Ruh',
"Und lach mir noch ein wenig zu,
"Sonst laß ich dich nicht weiter!" 

Der Stern thät seiner Wege gehn, 
Das Mädel, das blieb auch nicht stehn, 
Wie lacht' es so frisch und heiter! 
Es rief: "Grüß Gott! auf Wiedersehn!" -- --
Das Sternlein, ja, das werd' ich sehn;
Das Mägdlein? -- -- Weiter! weiter! --


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