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Unüberwindlich

Language: German (Deutsch)

Hab' ich tausendmal geschworen
Dieser Flasche nicht zu trauen,
Bin ich doch wie neugeboren,
Läßt mein Schenke fern sie schauen.

Alles ist an ihr zu loben,
Glaskristall und Purpurwein;
Wird der Propf herausgehoben,
Sie ist leer und ich nicht mein.

Hab' ich tausendmal geschworen,
Dieser Falschen nicht zu trauen,
Und doch bin ich neugeboren,
Läßt sie sich ins Auge schauen.

Mag sie doch mit mir verfahren,
Wie's dem stärksten Mann geschah.
Deine Scher' in meinen Haaren,
Allerliebste Delila!


Translation(s): DUT ENG FRE FRL

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Submitted by Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Authorship


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, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Unconquerable", copyright ©
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , title 1: "J'ai mille fois juré", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRL Friulian (Ermes Culos) , title unknown, copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , title 1: "Onoverwinnelijk", copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:30
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Word count: 78

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J'ai mille fois juré

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

J'ai mille fois juré
De ne pas faire confiance à cette bouteille,
Pourtant je me sens comme un nouveau‑né
Quand de loin le garçon me la montre.

En elle tout est à louer,
Verre de cristal et vin pourpre ;
Dès le bouchon retiré,
Elle est vide et je ne suis plus moi‑même.

J'ai mille fois juré
De ne pas faire confiance à cette hypocrite
Pourtant je me sens comme un nouveau‑né
Quand elle se laisse regarder dans les yeux.

Elle aimerait bien  traiter avec moi
Comme cela se pratique avec le plus fort des hommes.
Tes ciseaux sont dans mes cheveux,
Très chère Dalila !


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Text added to the website: 2009-01-28.
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