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Das ist die Kraft, vor welcher zitternd

Language: German (Deutsch)

Das ist die Kraft, vor welcher zitternd
Die Heuchelei verhüllt ihr Opfer niederlegt;
Das ist die Kraft, womit erschütternd
Der hohe Mensch Tyrannen niederschlägt.
O, neige dich, Tyrann! vor einem Geist, der stärker,
Der mächtiger, als du, sein eignes Leben schafft!
Dein Thron ist ein erhöhter Sitz im Kerker;
Du hast Gewalt, die hohe Seele Kraft!


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