The Wanderer's Night-Song

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

THOU who comest from on high,

Who all woes and sorrows stillest,
Who, for twofold misery,

Hearts with twofold balsam fillest,
Would this constant strife would cease!

What are pain and rapture now?
Blissful Peace,

To my bosom hasten thou!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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