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Die Wolken jagen am Himmelszelt

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Wolken jagen am Himmelszelt,
Vom Blitz erhellt,
Und durch die dumpfe, schwüle Nacht
Der Donner kracht,
Doch Meeres Grollen,
Des Sturmes Schwall,
Des Donners Rollen,
Das Heulen der Elemente all
Wird übertäubt,
Wird überlacht
Von jedem Wort
Das mich so elend macht --
"Vergiß mich, Harold!"

Translation(s): ENG

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Confirmed with Gustav Kastropp, König Elf’s Lieder. Eine lyrische Rhapsodie, Zweite Auflage, Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp., 1877, page 70

Submitted by Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]


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

  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "The clouds race across the canopy of heaven", copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website: 2010-03-11.
Last modified: 2017-05-31 21:57:46
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