by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

Wenn der schwer Gedrückte klagt
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE ITA
Wenn der schwer Gedrückte klagt,
Hilfe, Hoffnung sei versagt,
Bleibet heilsam fort und fort
Immer noch ein freundlich Wort.

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Confirmed with West-ostlicher Divan von Goethe, Mit Einleitung und erläuternden Anmerkungen von G. von Loeper, Berlin: Gustav Hempel, 1872, page 97.


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

  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , "Quando lamenta, chi è duramente oppresso", copyright © 2009, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


Research team for this text: Alberto Pedrotti , Sharon Krebs [Guest Editor]

This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
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Word count: 19