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Apparently with no surprise

Language: English

Apparently with no surprise
To any happy flower,
The frost beheads it at its play
In accidental power.
The blond assassin passes on,
The sun proceeds unmoved
To measure off another day
For an approving God.


Translation(s): GER ITA

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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):

  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Senza apparente sorpresa", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • GER German (Deutsch) (Walter A. Aue) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:01:26
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Es scheint, nicht überraschend kommt's

Language: German (Deutsch) after the English

Es scheint, nicht überraschend kommt's
der glückerfahr'nen Blume,
daß sie der Frost geköpft im Spiel --
von Kraft und Eigentume.
Der blonde Mörder weiterzieht --
die Sonne, ganz bequem,
zählt wieder einen weit'ren Tag
für Gott, dem dies genehm.


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  • Translation from English to German (Deutsch) copyright © 2010 by Walter A. Aue, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you must ask the copyright-holder(s) directly for permission. If you receive no response, you must consider it a refusal.

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Text added to the website: 2010-01-12.
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:30
Line count: 8
Word count: 37