by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation © by Pierre Mathé

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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This text was added to the website: 2008-02-21
Line count: 4
Word count: 18

Je suis entré dans ces salles
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Je suis entré dans ces salles
Où elle m'avait promis fidélité ;
Là où naguère ses larmes furent versées
Des serpents sont sortis en rampant.

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  • Translation from German (Deutsch) to French (Français) copyright © 2009 by Pierre Mathé, (re)printed on this website with kind permission. To reprint and distribute this author's work for concert programs, CD booklets, etc., you may ask the copyright-holder(s) directly or ask us; we are authorized to grant permission on their behalf. Please provide the translator's name when contacting us.
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This text was added to the website: 2009-04-01
Line count: 4
Word count: 25