by Heinrich Heine (1797 - 1856)
Translation by Leonard J[ordan] Lehrman (b. 1949)

Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
May heaven protect you all, 
able folk, from pestilence and famine,
From war, and would-be heroes too 
take care that you do examine  --

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  • Also set in English, a translation by Leonard J[ordan] Lehrman (b. 1949) , stanzas 1-2 [an adaptation] ; composed by Leonard J[ordan] Lehrman.

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