Book Of Parables - All Kinds Of Men

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1749 (Frankfurt) – 1832 (Weimar)

ALL kinds of men, both small and great,
A fine-spun web delight to create,
And in the middle they take their place,
And wield their scissors with wondrous grace.
But if a besom should sweep that way:
'What a most shameful thing,' they say,--
'They've crush'd a mighty palace to-day.'

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