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Ich esse nun mein Brot nicht trocken...

Language: German (Deutsch) after the Italian (Italiano)

Ich esse nun mein Brot nicht trocken mehr,
Ein Dorn ist mir im Fuße stecken blieben.
Umsonst nach rechts und links blick' ich umher,
Und Keinen find' ich, der mich möchte lieben.
Wenn's doch auch nur ein altes Männlein wäre,
Das mir erzeigt' ein wenig Lieb' und Ehre.
  Ich meine nämlich, so ein wohlgestalter,
Ehrbarer Greis, etwa von meinem Alter.
  Ich meine, um mich ganz zu offenbaren,
Ein altes Männlein so von vierzehn Jahren.


Translation(s): ENG FRE

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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):

  • ENG English (Donna Bareket) , title 1: "I do not eat my bread dry anymore", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2003-12-30 00:00:00.

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

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Word count: 74

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Je ne mange plus mon pain sec

Language: French (Français) after the German (Deutsch)

Je ne mange plus mon pain sec,
Une épine reste plantée dans mon pied.
En vain, je regarde autour à droite et à gauche
Et je ne trouve personne qui pourrait m'aimer.
Si seulement il pouvait y avoir un petit homme vieux
Qui me montrerait un peu d'amour et de respect.
Je veux dire, bien sûr, un qui soit bien fait,
Respectable, d'à peu près mon âge.
Je veux dire, pour être tout à fait franche,
Un petit homme d'environ quatorze ans.


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Text added to the website: 2010-10-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:04:02

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