Song of the Pirate

Song of the Pirate - whom no one claimed lordship oer. 40...

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“Song of the Pirate” (Lines 31-64) José de Espronceda It’s that my ship is my treasure, It’s that my god is freedom, My law, might and the wind, My one/only homeland/native land/ fatherland the sea. There (they) move/stir up fierce war 35 blind kings for a span more of land/ground/earth (see) that I here have for mine how(ever) much includes/covers the savage sea, to/on whom no one imposed laws. 40 And there is no beach/seashore whatever it may be, nor banner/flag of splendor, that does not feel 45 my right/law and give chest (fig. for pay tribute) to my valor/courage It’s that my ship, etc. “Pirate’s Song” (Lines 31-64) J. de Espronceda/ Trans. M. Thieme For my ship is my treasure, For my god is liberty, My law, the wind and power, My only homeland, the sea. Out there blinded kings demand 35 ferocious war for a few feet more of land; yet I have right here for me all that’s held by savage sea
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Unformatted text preview: whom no one claimed lordship oer. 40 And theres no shore of any manner, nor a banner of renown but that senses 45 my just bearing and to my daring kneels down. For my ship, etc. To the cry of ship coming 50 it is to see how it veers/tacks and gets ready/ prepares at full sail to escape For/as I am the king of the sea And my fury is to be dreaded/feared 55 In the captures I divide what is gathered/taken equally I only want 60 for riches beauty without rival/unrivaled Its that my ship, etc. To the cry of ship-a-coming 50 its a sight how, their old tack overcoming, they at full sail set to flee For I am the king of the sea And my wrath inspires fright. 55 All the plunder I distribute, each ships tribute fairly share. All I want by 60 way of booty is a beauty past compare. For my ship, etc....
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