Grenzen der Menschheit

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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749—1832) German poet, dramatist, and scholar


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A poem written by J. W. Goethe, probably in 1781, and first published in 1789 in Goethes Schriften. Written in the short unrhymed lines of Goethe's hymnic style, it expresses an acceptance of the limitations of human life.


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