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Pound, Ezra: Francesca (Francesca in Hungarian)

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Portre of N. Ullrich Katalin

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Francesca (English)

You came in out of the night
And there were flowers in your hand,
Now you will come out of a confusion of people,
Out of a turmoil of speech about you.
I who have seen you amid the primal things
Was angry when they spoke your name
In ordinary places.
I would that the cool waves might flow over my mind,
And that the world should dry as a dead leaf,
Or as a dandelion seed-pod and be swept away,
So that I might find you again,

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Francesca (Hungarian)

Az éjből érkeztél közénk,
kezedben virágok,
most emberek zűrzavarából jössz,
a rólad mondott szavak káoszából.
Én, ki láttalak legfőbb dolgaidban
dühös voltam, mikor neved említették
ordenáré helyeken.
Bár hűvös hullámok áradnának elmémbe,
és kiszáradna a világ, mint egy hulló falevél,
vagy mint a pitypang pihéje, mit elvisz a szél,
hogy újból rád találhassak,

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Source of the quotationN. U. K.