by Friedrich Hölderlin (1770 - 1843)

Viele versuchten umsonst
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Viele versuchten umsonst
das Freudigste freudig zu sagen,
Hier spricht endlich es mir,
hier in der Trauer sich aus.

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  • ENG English (Dr. Anthony Krupp) , title 1: "Prelude and motto", copyright © 2005, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2005-02-20
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Word count: 19