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Posted By: Monique
12-Feb-21 - 02:16 AM
Thread Name: Songs of Corvus Corax (German Band)
Subject: RE: Lyr Add: Ballade De Mercy
Well, some people having a better command of English than me did it better. Here are some links
Original poem in original spelling (though it won't make it clearer!)
Translated by H. de Vere Stacpoole (1914) -though he left many old words untranslated. The "unprintable words" are "farts and burps"
Translated by John Payne (1918?)
Translated by Robert Louis Stevenson (1917)
and for those who understand Danish and can read blackletter En Pariser students bekjendelser (1892)