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Nimbus

Language: German (Deutsch)

Nun laßt auch niederwärts, durch Erdgewalt
Herabgezogen, was sich hoch geballt,
In Donnerwettern wüthend sich ergehn,
Heerschaaren gleich entrollen und verwehn. –
Der Erde thätigleidendes Geschick!
Doch mit dem Bilde hebet euren Blick!
Die Rede geht herab, denn sie beschreibt;
Der Geist will aufwärts, wo er ewig bleibt.


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)


Text added to the website: 2014-02-14.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:58
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Word count: 48

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