by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Robert Schall

Am Gesteine rauscht die Flut
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Unknown Language 
Available translation(s): AFR CAT CHI DUT DUT ENG ENG FIN FRE ITA
Am Gesteine rauscht die Flut,
heftig angetrieben;
wer da nicht zu seufzen weiß,
lernt es unterm Lieben.

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  • AFR Afrikaans [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • CHI Chinese (中文) (Wilbur Lin) , "溪流沖刷著石頭", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) (Pauline Kroger) , copyright © 2005, (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) , "Against the stones the stream rushes", copyright ©
  • ENG English [singable] (Robert Schall) , copyright © 2018, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Le flot se jette contre les rochers", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 17

Water rushes over rocks
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Water rushes over rocks,
thunderous and rough:
They who cannot sigh at that,
learn it when in love.

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This text was added to the website: 2020-02-25
Line count: 4
Word count: 18