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Wieczna młodość

Language: Polish (Polski) after the German (Deutsch)

Cóż oznacza serca mego głośne bicie?
Ach! Hafiza stare serce kocha dzisiaj 
jak i dawniej!

Cóż oznacza mej Sulejmy wzrok figlarny?
Ach! Bo stary Hafiz jest kochanym dzisiaj,
jak i dawniej!

O Hafizie, tyś już stary, bliski grobu.
Ach, Hafiza serce młode jest tak dzisiaj, 
jak i dawniej.

Choćbym słyszał dzwon mogilny już z daleka,
stroję dźwięczną lutnię, całować chcę, tak dzisiaj,
jak i dawniej.

Translation(s): FRE

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Submitted by Hendrikje Scholl


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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)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title 1: "Jeunesse éternelle", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2004-10-20 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:10

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Jeunesse éternelle

Language: French (Français) after the Polish (Polski)

Que veut dire ce battement bruyant de mon cœur ?
Ah ! le vieux cœur de Hafez aime aujourd'hui,
comme autrefois !

Que veut dire le regard espiègle de ma Souleima ?
Ah ! le vieux Hafez est aimé aujourd'hui,
comme autrefois !

O Hafez, tu es vieux, proche du tombeau,
Ah ! le cœur de Hafez est tellement jeune aujourd'hui,
comme autrefois !

Même si j'entends le glas de la tombe déjà au loin,
je jouerais de mon luth sonore, j'embrasserais bien aujourd'hui,
comme autrefois !

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Text added to the website: 2009-12-13 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:28

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