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Der Schah von Ormus sah mich nie

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Persian (Farsi)

Der Schah von Ormus sah mich nie,
Er, welcher mir Geschenke beut;
Der Schah von Jesd kennt mich so gut,
Er schenkt mir aber keinen Deut.
So ist es in der Welt, o Herz;
Sei wohlgemuth zu aller Frist,
Und segne, wie die offne Hand,
So jene, die verschlossen ist!

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Text added to the website: 2007-12-03.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:32
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Word count: 50

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