andreas schmitges



... that old and antik song

Me thought it did relieve my passion much

More than light airs and recollected terms ....

it is old and plain

The Spinsters and the Knitlers in the Sun

And the free maids that weave their

Thread with Bones

Do use to chant it ...


Aus: Shakespeares Twelth Night

zitiert nach Herder Stimmen der Völker in Liedern (1807)