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In Lebensfluthen, im Thatensturm

Language: German (Deutsch)

Geist
 In Lebensfluthen, im Thatensturm
 Wall' ich auf und ab,
 Webe hin und her!
 Geburt und Grab,
 Ein [ewiges]1 Meer,
 Ein wechselnd Weben,
 Ein glühend Leben,
 So schaff' ich am sausenden Webstuhl der Zeit,
 Und wirke der Gottheit lebendiges Kleid.

[Faust
 Der du die weite Welt unschweifst,
 Geschäftiger Geist, wie nah fühl' ich mich dir!]2

[Geist
 Du gleichst dem Geist, den du begreifst,
 Nicht mir!]3


Translation(s): ITA

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1 Radziwill: "ew'ges"
2 omitted by Radziwill, Röngtgen
3 omitted by Röntgen

Submitted by Ferdinando Albeggiani

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  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Text added to the website: 2011-03-01 00:00:00.

Last modified: 2017-05-13 13:39:11

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