I retain all specific details and imagery, while compensating for formal aspects, such as lyric meters that sound awkward in English. My own favourite version is that of Tom Scott in a Scottish dialect. The moon has set beyond the seas, And vanished are the Pleiades; Half the long weary night has gone, Time passes—yet I lie alone. The silver moon is set; The Pleiades are gone; Half the long night is spent, and yet I lie alone.
The sinking moon has left the sky, The Pleiades have also gone. Midnight comes—and goes, the hours fly And solitary still, I lie. Well, the moon has set And the Pleiades. It is the middle Of the night. And the hour passes by, But I sleep alone …….
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The moon has set, and along with it the Pleiades; it is midnight, so time has passed me by, and I lie down to sleep alone. The Moon and the Pleiades have set — half the night is gone.
Time passes. I sleep alone.
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But I sleep alone. The moon has set and the Pleiades Have gone. It is midnight; the hours pass; and I Sleep alone.
The moon has set, And the Pleiades. The hour has gone by. It is Midnight. The moon has set, and the Pleiades. It is the middle of the night, Hour follows hour. I lie alone. Now the moon is gone, the Pleiads Gone, the dead of night is going; Slips the hour, and on my bed. The moon and Pleiades are set. He began once more in his thirties under the stress of war, stationed in India. He is one of the few direct English heirs of the Modernists, his work grounded in the English landscapes.
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