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Sunrise

Language: English

Sunrise gilds the crested sea
That mocks grim Oban's might
But at his feet sways sullenly
A ship that died 'the night.

The ocean's breast doth throb no more
For such a wreck as she.
The rocks gnaw at her broken heart;
The sun shines pit'lessly.



Translation(s): GER

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Musical settings (art songs, Lieder, mélodies, (etc.), choral pieces, and other vocal works set to this text), listed by composer (not necessarily exhaustive)

Available translations, adaptations, and transliterations (if applicable):
    * GER German (Linda Godry) , "Sonnenaufgang", copyright © 2008, (re)printed on this website with kind permission

Text added to the website between May 1995 and September 2003.

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