Bitteres zu sagen denkst du
Language: German (Deutsch) after the Persian (Farsi)
[Bitteres]1 zu sagen denkst du;
Aber nun und nimmer kränkst du,
Ob du noch so böse bist.
Deine herben Redetaten
Scheitern an korall'ner Klippe,
Werden all zu reinen Gnaden,
Denn sie müssen, um zu schaden,
Schiffen über eine Lippe,
Die die Süße selber ist.
Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE
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1 Wolff: "Bitteres mir"
Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]
Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)
Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
- FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
- ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "You are thinking of something bitter to say", copyright ©
- DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Bitt're taal te spreken denk je", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
Text added to the website: 2003-11-04.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:58
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