by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Salvador Pila

Ihr schwarzen Augen, ihr dürft nur...
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
Ihr schwarzen Augen, ihr dürft nur winken;
Paläste fallen und Städte sinken.
Wie sollte steh'n in solchem Strauß
mein Herz, von Karten das schwache Haus?

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  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , "You black eyes, you need only beckon", copyright ©
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Begli occhi scuri", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Vosaltres, ulls negres, només heu de...
Language: Catalan (Català)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Vosaltres, ulls negres, només heu de parpellejar
i es desplomen els palaus i les ciutats s’enfonsen.
Com pot resistir aital atac el meu cor
en el seu feble castell de cartes?

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Text added to the website: 2015-02-15 00:00:00
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