by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Ihr schwarzen Äuglein!
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Italian (Italiano) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Ihr schwarzen Äuglein! 
Wenn ihr nur winket,
Es fallen Häuser ein,
Es fallen Städte;
Und diese Leimenwand
Vor meinem Herzen --
Bedenk doch nur einmal --
Die sollt nicht fallen!

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  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , "Chanson sicilienne", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website: 2011-03-29
Line count: 8
Word count: 28