Ĉarma la tero

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1. Ĉarma la tero, dolĉa la ĉielo,
bela migro de la anim'.
Tra la belegaj regnoj ni iras,
ĝis sin malfermos sankta lim'.

2. Tempoj sinsekvas, homo-vivoj pasas,
post mortint' venas la vivant'.
Ĉesas neniam sono ĉiela
en pilgrimanta ĝoja kant'.

3. Kantis anĝeloj iam por paŝtistoj,
sonis ĉiele al tiuj ĉi:
'Pacon al tero, Homo, vi ĝoju'.
Savanto venis nun al ni.

Source: TTT-Himnaro Cigneta #58

Author: Bernhard Severin Ingemann

Ingemann, Bernhardt Severin, was born at Thor Kildstrup, Island of Falster, May 28, 1789. From 1822 to his death in 1862, he was Professor of the Danish Language and Literature at the Academy of Sorö, Zealand, Denmark. He was a poet of some eminence. His collected works were pub, in 1851, in 34 volumes. Seven of his hymns translated into English are given in Gilbert Tait's Hymns of Denmark, 1868. The only hymn by him in English common use is:— Igjennem Nat og Traengael. Unity and Progress. It is dated 1825, and is given in the Nyt Tillaeg til Evangelisk-christelig. Psalmebog, Copenhagen, 1859, No. 502. In its translated form as "Through the night of doubt and sorrow," by the Rev. S. Baring-Gould, it has become widely known in most Eng… Go to person page >

Translator (in part): Magda Carlsson

Magda Carlsson-Bohman, 1896-1971, Swedish poet and translator, published mostly under the name Magda Carlsson. The 1952 hymnal Evangelia kantaro consisted largely of her hymn translations, and 22 of her texts (including two originals) are in Adoru kantante, 1971, and 14 texts in Adoru, 2001. Go to person page >

Text Information

First Line: Ĉarma la tero, dolĉa la ĉielo
Title: Ĉarma la tero
Danish Title: Dejlig er Jorden
Author: Bernhard Severin Ingemann (1850)
Translator (in part): Magda Carlsson (1950)
Source: Diversaj, translators (in part
Language: Esperanto



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