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Language: Czech (Čeština) after the Chinese (中文)

Žil v Liangu král kdys, vznešený a mocný,
palác jeho býval otevřen vždy hostům...,
u dvora pak velcí kvetli básníkové.

Minulo již tisíc roků, ba snad více,
jedna věž tam zbývá jenom v zříceninách,
jako stopa teskná dávné velikosti.

Ticho vládne kolem, rostliny tam bují,
smutku dech tam vstává, tisíc mil se šíří v dál.

Submitted by Frieder Anders


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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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Text added to the website: 2007-06-05.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:23
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Word count: 55

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