Johann Wolfgang v Goethe

28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832 / Frankfurt am Main

Book Of Suleika - Hatem 02

O, SAY, 'neath what celestial sign

The day doth lie,
When ne'er again this heart of mine

Away will fly?
And e'en though fled (what thought divine!)

Would near me lie?--
On the soft couch, on whose sweet shrine

My heart near hers will lie!
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