by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation by Thomas Carlyle (1795 - 1881)

Ihm färbt der Morgensonne Licht
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Ihm färbt der Morgensonne Licht
Den reinen Horizont mit Flammen,
Und über seinem schuld'gen Haupte bricht
Das schöne Bild der ganzen Welt zusammen.

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For him the light of ruddy morn
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
For him the light of ruddy morn
But paints the horizon red with flame;
And voices, from the depths of nature borne,
Woe! woe! upon his guilty head proclaim.

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