Google Translating Percy Shelley’s Ozymandias

Just for a bit of fun, I took Shelley’s poem Ozymandias through 52 levels of Google translate. So this:

I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
‘My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”

Became this:

This is just the beginning.
“I stopped the legs and body.
now the dam
I love this statue.
Salon airspace.
This half.
Product Category:
“I’m the king of this Doraibaezu.
When I was young, in my opinion, preferences,,
it is difficult to
I wonder

Here are the steps:

  1. English-Armenian
  2. Armenian-Catalan
  3. Catalan-Welsh
  4. Welsh-Polish
  5. Polish-Punjabi
  6. Punjabi-Romanian
  7. Romanian-Zulu
  8. Zulu-Russian
  9. Russian-Hmong
  10. Hmong-Basque
  11. Basque-Uzbek
  12. Uzbek-Thai
  13. Thai-Turkish
  14. Turkish-Dutch
  15. Dutch-Maori
  16. Maori-Latvian
  17. Latvian-Esperanto
  18. Esperanto-Hungarian
  19. Hungarian-Arabic
  20. Arabic-Serbian
  21. Serbian-Latin
  22. Latin-Greek
  23. Greek-Hindi
  24. Hindi-Lithuanian
  25. Lithuanian-Swahili
  26. Swahili-Spanish
  27. Spanish-German
  28. German-Georgian
  29. Georgian-Filipino
  30. Filipino-Azerbaijani
  31. Azerbaijani-Chinese
  32. Chinese-Icelandic
  33. Icelandic-Gujarati
  34. Gujarati-Irish
  35. Irish-Finnish
  36. Finnish-Macedonian
  37. Macedonian-Estonian
  38. Estonian-Chichewa
  39. Chichewa-Tamil
  40. Tamil-Mongolian
  41. Mongolian-Albanian
  42. Albanian-Danish
  43. Danish-Lao
  44. Lao-Malay
  45. Malay-Slovak
  46. Slovak-French
  47. French-Korean
  48. Korean-Maltese
  49. Maltese-Khmer
  50. Khmer-Japanese
  51. Japanese-Czech
  52. Czech-English