by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Tamás Rédey

Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): HUN
Ach, ihr Götter! große Götter
In dem weiten Himmel droben!
Gäbet ihr uns auf der Erde
Festen Sinn und guten Mut,
O wir ließen euch, ihr Guten,
Euren weiten Himmel droben!


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  • HUN Hungarian (Magyar) (Tamás Rédey) , title 1: "Hangulat", copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2015-01-20
Line count: 6
Word count: 31

Language: Hungarian (Magyar)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Ó, istenek, nagy istenek
ott fönn a ritka mennyeken!
Osszatok reánk, a Földre,
égi tudást, jó kedvet –
mi nektek adjuk szellemek
ott fönn a ritka mennyeket.


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This text was added to the website: 2015-01-20
Line count: 6
Word count: 27