Selected German Verse by J.W. Goethe
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|Wandrers Nachtlied II||Wayfarer's Night Song II|
|Johann Wolfgang von Goethe||Prose Translation
by Hyde Flippo
|Über allen Gipfeln||Over all the hilltops|
|Ist Ruh,||is calm.|
|In allen Wipfeln||In all the treetops|
|Spürest du||you feel|
|Kaum einen Hauch;||hardly a breath of air.|
|Die Vögelein schweigen in Walde.||The little birds fall silent in the woods.|
|Warte nur, balde||Just wait... soon|
|Ruhest du auch.||you'll also be at rest.|
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