by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation by Charles Beltjens (1832 - 1890)

Wie die Wellenschaumgeborene
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Wie die Wellenschaumgeborene
Strahlt mein Lieb im Schönheitsglanz,
Denn sie ist das auserkorene
Bräutchen eines fremden Manns.

Herz, mein Herz, du vielgeduldiges,
Grolle nicht ob dem Verrat;
Trag es, trag es, und entschuldig es,
Was die holde Törin tat.

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Confirmed with Heinrich Heine, Buch der Lieder, Hoffmann und Campe, Hamburg, 1827, page 125.


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Comme Vénus quittant l'onde écumeuse
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Comme Vénus quittant l'onde écumeuse,
Elle rayonne en sa beauté;
Pour la conduire à sa noce joyeuse,
Un autre marche à son côté.

Tais-toi, mon cœur! cet amère pensée
Me ferait perdre la raison; --
Souffre et pardonne à la chère insensée
Son incroyable trahison.

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Last modified: 2014-08-20 14:59:04
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