Columbus Redivivus

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Columbus Redivivus  (1910)  by [[Author:Friedrich Nietzsche|Friedrich Nietzsche]], translated by [[Author:Paul V. Cohn and Maude D. Petre|Paul V. Cohn and Maude D. Petre]]
Songs of Prince Free-as-a-Bird
German Original published 1887 as part of the second edition of The Joyful Wisdom ('La Gaya Scienza'). This translation published in 1910 as part of Oscar Levy's The Complete Works of Friedrich Nietzsche volume 10.


Thither I'll travel, that's my notion,
 I'll trust myself, my grip,
Where opens wide and blue the ocean
 I'll ply my Genoa ship.

New things on new the world unfolds me,
 Time, space with noonday die:
Alone thy monstrous eye beholds me,
 Awful Infinity!

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