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Wagner translation please
#1  AlexBell 06-27-2017, 08:12 PM
Still in Christine by Elizabeth von Arnim, though it seems to be a direct quote from Wagner's Tristan und Isolde.

I've seen the opera, but only in German.

'Kurwenal, mortally wounded, crawls blindly to Tristan's side and says, "Schilt mich nicht dass der Treue auch mitkommt."'
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#2  Doitsu 06-28-2017, 01:47 AM
It literally means:

Do not scold/chide me that the faithful/loyal [servant/companion/friend] comes with you, also.

You might be able to rephrase it as:

Do not chide your faithful servant for coming with you, also.

Hopefully, other MR members will come up with a more poetic version.
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#3  AlexBell 06-28-2017, 02:11 AM
Thanks, that's most helpful.
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