Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)
Calm at Sea.
Silence deep rules o'er the waters,
Calmly slumb'ring lies the main,
While the sailor views with trouble
Nought but one vast level plain.
Not a zephyr is in motion!
Silence fearful as the grave!
In the mighty waste of ocean
Sunk to rest is ev'ry wave.
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**Translated by Edgar Alfred Bowring
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