Verti me ad alia, et vidi calumnias quae sub sole geruntur, et lacrimas innocentium, et neminem consolatorem, nec posse resistere eorum violentiae, cunctorum auxilio destitutos, et laudavi magis mortuos quam viventes ; et feliciorem utroque judicavi qui necdum natus est, nec vidit mala quae sub sole fiunt.
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- by Bible or other Sacred Texts , from Ecclesiastes, 4:1-3 [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- Also set in German (Deutsch), a translation by Bible or other Sacred Texts , Ecclesiastes, 4:1-3 [an adaptation] DUT ENG FRE ITA ; composed by Johannes Brahms.
Other available translations, adaptations or excerpts, and transliterations (if applicable):
- ENG English (Bible or other Sacred Texts) , Ecclesiastes, 4:1-3
- FRE French (Français) (Bible or other Sacred Texts)
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