The German Classics Of The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries (volume 9); Masterpieces Of German Literature by Kuno FranckeThe German Classics Of The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries (volume 9); Masterpieces Of German Literature by Kuno Francke

The German Classics Of The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries (volume 9); Masterpieces Of German…

byKuno Francke

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1914. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... SIEGFRIED'S DEATH A Tragedy In Five Acts By Friedrich Hebbel DRAMATIS PERSONS KlSO GCKTHER RUMOLT Hiact Trosje Siegfried Dmkwart Utb VoLKKB KBIEMHILD Gisilheb Bbu.nhilda, Queen of Iceland gc«:sot Frioqa, her nurse ffc" "J Wa . A Chaplain Thichs r A Chamberlain Warriors, Populace, Maidens, Dwarfs 181] SIEGFRIED'S DEATH (1862) Brunhilda. Frigga. Brunhilda. Frigga. Brunhilda, Frigga. TRANSLATED BY KATHARINE ROYCE ACT I Iceland, Brunhilda's castle. Early morning. Scene I Enter Brunhilda and Frigga from opposite sides. RUNHILDA. From whence so early? Dewj is thy hair And blood-stained are thy garments. Frigga. . I have made A sacrifice unto the ancient gods, Before the moon was gone. The ancient gods! The cross rules now, and Thor and Odin dwell As devils in deep hell. And dost thou fear Them less for that? Their curses still may fall Upon us, though their blessings are withheld, And willingly I sacrificed the ram. Oh, wouldst thou kill one too! Thy need is great Above all others. Mine? Another time. I long had meant to tell thee, and today At last the hour has come. I've always thought That at thy death the hour would come to me, So did not importune thee. Mark me now 1 From our volcano came there suddenly An aged man and left with me a child, A tablet, too, with runes. 'Twas in the night? How dost thou know? When on thee falls the moonlight -- On thy face, thou speakest oft aloud, Betraying much. And thou didst harken to me? At midnight we were watching with our dead -- Our beauteous Queen. The old man's hair was white, And longer than a woman's. Like a cloak It hung about him, flowing softly down. The spirit of the mountain! Naught know II -- No syllable he spoke. The little maid Reached forth her hands and grasped the golden crown That glittered brightly o'e...
Title:The German Classics Of The Nineteenth And Twentieth Centuries (volume 9); Masterpieces Of German…Format:PaperbackDimensions:166 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.35 inPublished:January 11, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0217545572

ISBN - 13:9780217545570

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