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Långsamt som qvällskyn mister sin purpur

Language: Swedish (Svenska)

Långsamt som qvällskyn mister sin purpur
der öfver milsfjärdens blänkande slätt,
sakta som brisen somnar derborta
långt, så att ögat ej skönjer dot rätt,
fjerran som ekot dör efter sista
utdragna tonen af skärflickans sång,
skall jag dig glömma, du, som gaf purpur,
vårbris och toner åt lifvet engång!

Translation(s): FIN FRE

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Confirmed with För morgonbris, dikter af K. Aug. Tavaststjerna, Helsingfors P. H. Beijer, 1883, Helsingfors Finska Litteratur-Sällskapets tryckeri 1883, page 191.

Submitted by Pierre Mathé [Guest Editor]


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  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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