Posts Tagged: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Aug 28
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Answers In A Game Of Questions

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s Answers In A Game Of Questions

Today is Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’s birthday and I decided to share my favorite poem: Answers In A Game Of Questions. What’s your favorite von Goethe poem? Answers In A Game Of Questions THE LADY. IN the small and great world too, What most charms a woman’s heart? It is doubtless what is new, For its blossoms joy impart; Nobler far is what is true, For fresh blossoms it can shoot Even in the time of fruit. THE YOUNG GENTLEMAN. With the Nymphs in wood and cave Paris was acquainted well, Till Zeus sent, to make him rave, Three of those in Heav’n who dwell; And the choice more trouble gave Than e’er fell to mortal lot, Whether in old times or not. THE EXPERIENCED. Tenderly a woman view, And… Read more »

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