Translations in Poetry and Prose from Celebrated German Writers
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1836 edition. Excerpt: ... flowing, Watering many a daffodil On its margin glowing: Sun and wind exhaust its store; Yonder rivulet glides no more! Lead me to the bowery shade, Late with roses flaunting;' Loved resort of youth and maid, Amorous ditties chaunting: Hail and storm with fury shower; Leafiess mourns the rifled bower! Say, where bides the village maid, Late yon cot adorning; Oft I've met her-in the glade, Fair and.fresh as morning: Swain, how short is beauty's bloom! Seek her in her grassy tomb. Whither roves the tuneful swain, Who, of rural pleasures, Rose and violet, rill and plain, Sung in deftest measures? Maiden, swift Life's vision flies, Death has closed the Poet's eyes! JACOBI. WATER-PIECE. DELIGHTED, my fancy still wanders, Where flows the clear stream in meanders---Still paints the gay bark on its tide. Dear bark, where with bliss all elated, Near Lucy, sweet maid, so oft seated, I have loved down the current to glide. We sailed on its soft-heaving billows, And 'neath the cool shade of its willows, Marked how the fish sported and played; IWe marked the green margin so blooming, As Spring all its charms was resuming, And saw the lambs skip o'er the mead. Sweet days! how I love to review them! How fondly I long to renew them! Dear maid, were they pleasing to thee? If so, let us ship us together, And steer through Life's fair and foul weatherAnd-Cupid our pilot shall be. OVERBECK. A1' break of day from frightful dreams Upstarted Ellenore: My William, art thou slayn, she sayde, Or dost thou love no more? II. He went abroade with Richard's host The paynim foes to quell; But he no word to her had writt, An he were sick or well. III. VVith blore of trump and thump of drum-His fellow-sgldyers come,...
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