by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Gary Bachlund (b. 1947)

Annonce
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG
Ein Hündchen wird gesucht,
Das weder murrt, noch beißt,
Zerbrochene Gläser frißt
Und Diamanten scheißt.

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

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

  • ENG English (Gary Bachlund) , "Advertisement", copyright © 1989, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Text added to the website: 2007-05-13 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:02:22
Line count: 4
Word count: 15

Advertisement
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Wanted: a puppy 
which neither growls nor bites, 
but eats broken glass 
and shits diamonds.

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Researcher for this text: Emily Ezust [Administrator]

Text added to the website: 2009-03-11 00:00:00
Last modified: 2014-06-16 10:03:10
Line count: 4
Word count: 15