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Pound, Ezra: Gnómikus versek (Gnomic Verses in Hungarian)

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Gnomic Verses (English)

When the roast smoked in the oven, belching out blackness,

I was bewildered and knew not what to do,

But when I was plunged in the contemplation

Of Li Po’s beautiful verses,

This thought came upon me,


When the roast smokes, pour water upon it.

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Gnómikus versek (Hungarian)

Mikor a sült a roston fekete füstöt okádott,

Zavarban voltam és nem tudtam mit tegyek,

Közben elmerültem Li Po gyönyörű

Versein mélázva,

Ez ötlött eszembe;


Mikor füstöl a sült, öntsük le vízzel.

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