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Food In Travel – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

IF to her eyes’ bright lustre I were blind, No longer would they serve my life to gild. The will of destiny must be fulfilid,– This knowing, I withdrew with sadden’d mind. No further happiness I now could find: The … Continue reading

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On The New Year – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

FATE now allows us,  ‘Twixt the departing  And the upstarting,  Happy to be;  And at the call of  Memory cherish’d,  Future and perish’d  Moments we see.  Seasons of anguish,–  Ah, they must ever  Truth from woe sever,  Love and joy … Continue reading

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New Love, New Life  – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

HEART! my heart! what means this feeling?  What oppresseth thee so sore?  What strange life is o’er me stealing!  I acknowledge thee no more.  Fled is all that gave thee gladness,  Fled the cause of all thy sadness,  Fled thy … Continue reading

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Declaration Of War – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

OH, would I resembled  The country girls fair,  Who rosy-red ribbons  And yellow hats wear!  To believe I was pretty  I thought was allow’d;  In the town I believed it  When by the youth vow’d.  Now that Spring hath return’d,  … Continue reading

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Lover In All Shapes – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

To be like a fish,  Brisk and quick, is my wish;  If thou cam’st with thy line.  Thou wouldst soon make me thine.  To be like a fish,  Brisk and quick, is my wish.  Oh, were I a steed!  Thou … Continue reading

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Joy And Sorrow – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

As a fisher-boy I fared  To the black rock in the sea,  And, while false gifts I prepared.  Listen’d and sang merrily,  Down descended the decoy,  Soon a fish attack’d the bait;  One exultant shout of joy,–  And the fish … Continue reading

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Happiness And Vision – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

TOGETHER at the altar we  In vision oft were seen by thee,  Thyself as bride, as bridegroom I.  Oft from thy mouth full many a kiss  In an unguarded hour of bliss  I then would steal, while none were by.  … Continue reading

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