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In der Nachtherberge

Language: German (Deutsch)

Du lachst, weil ich gebetet habe;
Es tut mir leid, daß du es sahst
Und daß du nicht geschwiegen hast ...
Ich lernte es als Knabe -

Ich möchte in deinen Augen lesen,
Daß du mich doch verstanden hast -
Bist du denn nie ein Kind gewesen?


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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Confirmed with Hermann Hesse, Sämtliche Werke, herausgegeben von Volker Michels, Band 10 Die Gedichte, bearbeitet von Peter Huber, Frankfurt am Main: Suhrkamp Verlag, 2002, pages 113-114.


Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator] and Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

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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)

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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , "Overnighting in the hostel", copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Gîte nocturne", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2007-07-06.
Last modified: 2018-08-28 12:43:58
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Word count: 47

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