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Language: German

So voll und reich wand noch das Leben
Nimmer euch seinen Kranz,
Und auf den Trauben spielt in kühnem
Schimmer der Hoffnung Glanz.
Im Laube welch ein Glüh'n des farbigen Saftes,
Und wie die Töne klar zusammenfließen!
Ergreift das Alles, schafft es,
Erlebt es im Genießen!
Der Jugend Allmacht kocht in eures Blutes
Feuriger Kraft,
Nach Taten drängt, nach Schöpfung freien Mutes
Der frische Saft.
So spannt denn eurer Welt tollkühne Bogen,
Die schlanken Säulen hebt zum Himmelzelt;
Füllt mit des Herzens Flammenwogen
Die neue Welt!


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