by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Ich gedachte in der Nacht
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Ich gedachte in der Nacht,
Daß ich den Mond sähe im Schlaf,
Als ich aber erwachte,
Ging unvermutet die Sonne auf.

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Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2014, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ENG English (Sharon Krebs) , title 1: "I thought in the night", copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

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This text was added to the website: 2008-12-23
Line count: 4
Word count: 21