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A poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
To the rising full Moon
Title: To the rising full Moon
Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe [More Titles by Goethe]
Dornburg, 25th August, 1828.
WILT thou suddenly enshroud thee,
Who this moment wert so nigh?
Thou art hidden from mine eye.
Yet my sadness thou well knowest,
Gleaming sweetly as a star!
Though my loved one may be far.
Upward mount then! clearer, milder,
Robed in splendour far more bright!
Fraught with rapture is the night!
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