by Friedrich Hölderlin (1770 - 1843)

Schönes Leben! du liegst krank, und das...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
Available translation(s): FRE
Schönes Leben! du liegst krank, und das Herz ist mir
  Müd vom Weinen und schon dämmert die Furcht in mir,
     Doch, doch kann ich nicht glauben, 
        Daß du sterbest, so lang du liebst.

F. Cerha sets lines 1-2

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Confirmed with Friedrich Hölderlin, Sämtliche Gedichte und Hyperion, Frankfurt am Main & Leipzig: Insel Verlag, 1999, page 200.


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  • FRE French (Français) (Guy Laffaille) , "La bonne croyance", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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