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The eagle

Language: English

He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
Close to the sun in lonely lands,
Ring'd with the azure world, he stands.

The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls;
He watches from his mountain walls,
And like a thunderbolt he falls.


Translation(s): GER GER

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

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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)

Settings in other languages or adaptations:

  • Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Anonymous/Unidentified Artist by Heinrich Zöllner.

Other available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • GER German (Deutsch) (Linda Godry) , title 1: "Der Seeadler", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2008-01-09.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:33
Line count: 6
Word count: 39

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