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Roll, streamy Carun

Language: English

Roll, streamy Carun, 
roll in joy,
the sons of battle fled!
The steed is not seen on our fields;
the wings of their pride
spread in other lands.
The sun will now rise in peace,
and the shadows descend in joy.
The voice of the chace will be heard;
the shields hang in the hall.
Our delight will be in the war of the ocean,
our hands shall grow red in the blood of Lochlin.
Roll, streamy Carun, 
roll in joy,
the sons of battle fled!


Translation(s): GER

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Confirmed with The Poems of Ossian. Translated by James Macpherson, Esq; Vol.I. A new edition, carefully corrected, and greatly improved. London, MDCCLXXIII, pages 46-47.


Submitted by Malcolm Wren [Guest Editor] and Peter Rastl [Guest Editor]

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Text added to the website: 2016-09-11.
Last modified: 2017-05-13 10:41:16
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Rolle, du strömigter Carun

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Rolle, du strömigter Carun,
rolle in Freuden vorbey;
die Söhne des Kampfes entflohn!
Man sieht das Roß in unsern Feldern nicht mehr;
die Flügel ihres Stolzes
spreiten sich in andern Ländern.
Nun wird die Sonne in Frieden aufgehn,
und Schatten in Freude herabsteigen.
Die Stimme der Jagd wird vernommen;
die Schilde hangen in der Halle.
Frohlocken werden wir im Kriege des Meers;
Unsere Hände werden roth im Blute von Lochlin.
Rolle, du strömigter Carun,
rolle in Freude vorbey;
die Söhne des Kampfes entflohn!


Translation(s): DUT FRE ITA

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  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-08-16.
Last modified: 2017-05-13 11:00:01
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Word count: 83