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Graves, Robert: Testvérek (Brother in Hungarian)

Portre of Graves, Robert
Portre of Orbán Ottó

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Brother (English)

It's odd enough to be alive with others,
But odder still to have sisters and brothers:
To make one of a characteristic litter -
The sisters puzzled and vexed, the brothers vexed and bitter
That this one wears, though flattened by abuse,
The family nose for individual use.

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Testvérek (Hungarian)

Épp elég baj másokkal együtt élni,
Hát még ha kapcsunk nővéri-fivéri -
Egyikeként egy rakás egyforma gyereknek.
A nővérek döbbenten, a bátyák dühtől remegnek,
Hogy egyikük, bár jogtalanságtól benyomódott
Heggyel, magának hordja a családi orrot.

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