by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)
Translation © by Guy Laffaille

Die Sonne kommt! Ein Prachterscheinen!
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): ENG FRE
Die Sonne kommt! Ein Prachterscheinen!
Der Sichelmond umklammert sie.
Wer konnte solch ein Paar vereinen?
Dies Rätsel, wie erklärt sich's? Wie?

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

  • ENG English (Allen Shearer) , title unknown, copyright © 2010, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , title unknown, copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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This text was added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.
Line count: 4
Word count: 21

Le soleil arrive ! Éclat magnifique !
Language: French (Français)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Le soleil arrive ! Éclat magnifique !
Le croissant de la lune l'embrasse.
Qui a pu réunir un tel couple ?
Ce mystère, comment l'élucider ? Comment ?

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This text was added to the website: 2011-01-07
Line count: 4
Word count: 28