Friedrich Schiller

(10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805 / Marbach, Württemberg)

Carthage


Oh thou degenerate child of the great and glorious mother,
Who with the Romans' strong might couplest the Tyrians' deceit!
But those ever governed with vigor the earth they had conquered,--
These instructed the world that they with cunning had won.
Say! what renown does history grant thee? Thou, Roman-like, gained'st
That with the steel, which with gold, Tyrian-like, then thou didst rule!

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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