And let me speak to the yet unknowing...
And let me speak to the yet unknowing world
How these things came about:
so shall you hear of carnal, bloody,
and unnatural acts,
Of accidental judgments, casual slaughters,
Of deaths put on by cunning and forced cause,
And, in this upshot, purposes mistook
Fall'n on the inventors' reads:
all this can I truly deliver.
Translation(s): FRE FRE GER
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- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by August Wilhelm Schlegel (1767 - 1845) , title unknown FRE by Hanns Eisler.
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Text added to the website: 2003-11-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:59
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