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Thackeray, William Makepeace: Werther kínjai (Sorrows of Werther in Hungarian)

Portre of Thackeray, William Makepeace

Sorrows of Werther (English)

Werther had a love for Charlotte
   Such as words could never utter;
 Would you know how first he met her?
   She was cutting bread and butter.

 Charlotte was a married lady,
   And a moral man was Werther,
 And, for all the wealth of Indies,
   Would do nothing for to hurt her.

 So he sighed and pined and ogled,
   And his passion boiled and bubbled,
 Till he blew his silly brains out,
   And no more was by it troubled.

 Charlotte, having seen his body
   Borne before her on a shutter,
 Like a well-conducted person,
   Went on cutting bread and butter.

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Werther kínjai (Hungarian)

Charlottét imádta Werther,
úgy, hogy azt nem is sejtitek.
Na,és azt hogy, hogy látta meg?
nos, éppen kent pár szendvicset.

Charlotténak volt egy férje,
a Werthernek meg lelkije,
az fúrta, hogy mit nem szabad,
a világért sem tennie.

Charlotte sóhajt, bámul, eped
s vágytól gőzölt Werther vére,
forráspontján dúlt agy durrant,
kínjainak így lett vége.

Mikor látta azt Charlotte,
hogy deszkán már a földi test,
jó asszonyként el is indult,
hogy megkenjen pár szendvicset.


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