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Jussuf

Language: German (Deutsch)

Glühe nur, Südwind!
Hauche versengend
Ueber der Wüste
Dürstendes Gras; --
Brennst doch so heiß nicht,
Glühst nicht so sengend,
Wie mir die Rache
Senget das Herz ab
Um des Erschlagnen Blut.
Turan, wie klaffen
Roth Deine Wunden!
Gegen den Mörder
Klaffen sie roth!
Dürstend nach Rache
Trauert die Lanze;
Heute noch will ich
Festlich sie kleiden
In des Verräthers Blut.


Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Bilder des Orients von Heinrich Stieglitz, Erster Band, Leipzig, bei Carl Cnobloch, 1831, pages 22-23.


Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "Joseph", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2015-06-24.
Last modified: 2015-06-24 08:25:39
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