by Georg Friedrich Daumer (1800 - 1875)
Translation © by Ferdinando Albeggiani

Finstere Schatten der Nacht
Language: German (Deutsch)  after the Persian (Farsi) 
Available translation(s): CAT DUT ENG FIN FRE ITA
Finstere Schatten der Nacht,
Wogen- und Wirbelgefahr!
Sind wohl, die da gelind
rasten auf sicherem Lande,
euch zu begreifen im Stande?
Das ist der nur allein,
welcher auf wilder See
stürmischer Öde treibt,
Meilen entfernt vom Strande.

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

  • ENG English (Emily Ezust) , title 1: "Dark shades of night", copyright ©
  • CAT Catalan (Català) (Salvador Pila) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FRE French (Français) (Pierre Mathé) , copyright © 2011, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • ITA Italian (Italiano) (Ferdinando Albeggiani) , title 1: "Oscure ombre notturne", copyright © 2012, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • DUT Dutch (Nederlands) [singable] (Lau Kanen) , copyright © 2015, (re)printed on this website with kind permission
  • FIN Finnish (Suomi) (Erkki Pullinen) , copyright © 2017, (re)printed on this website with kind permission


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Oscure ombre notturne
Language: Italian (Italiano)  after the German (Deutsch) 
Oscure ombre notturne
presagio di flutti tempestosi! 
Sarà mai capace, chi tranquillo
riposa sulla terra ferma,
di capire il vostro linguaggio?
Soltanto lo può colui,
che sopra il mare selvaggio
sta solo in balìa di tempesta
lontano molte miglia dalla costa.

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