by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation by Emma Lazarus (1849 - 1887)

Ich trat in jene Hallen
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Ich trat in jene Hallen,
Wo sie mir Treue versprochen;
Wo einst ihre Tränen gefallen,
Sind Schlangen hervorgekrochen.

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Here to her vows I listened
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Here to her vows I listened,
   I tread the empty halls,
And where her tear-drops glistened,
   The poisoned serpent crawls.

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Text added to the website: 2008-04-18 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:40
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