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Die Nebel zerreißen

Language: German (Deutsch)

Die Nebel zerreißen,
[Der Himmel ist]1 helle
Und Aeolus löset
Das ängstliche Band. 
Es säuseln die Winde,
Es rührt sich der Schiffer. 
Geschwinde! Geschwinde! 
Es theilt sich die Welle,
Es naht sich die Ferne,
Schon seh' ich das Land!


Translation(s): ENG FIN FRE ITA

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Confirmed with Goethe's Werke, Vollständige Ausgabe letzter Hand, Erster Band, Stuttgart und Tübingen, in der J.G.Cottaschen Buchhandlung, 1827, page 73; with Göthe's neue Schriften. Siebenter Band. Berlin. Bei Johann Friedrich Unger. 1800, pages 18-19; and with Musen-Almanach für das Jahr 1796. Herausgegeben von Schiller. Neustrelitz, bei dem Hofbuchhändler Michaelis, page 83.

Note: Goethe's "Meeres Stille" and "Glückliche Fahrt" constitute a pair of poems belonging together.

1 First edition: "Auf einmal wirds"

Submitted by Emily Ezust and Peter Rastl

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

  • ENG English (Karel Vereycken) , title 1: "Prosperous voyage", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , title 1: "Onnellinen matka", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Karel Vereycken) , title 1: "Hereux voyage", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Si squarcia la nebbia", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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