by Anonymous / Unidentified Author
Translation by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Who love would seek
Language: English  after the German (Deutsch) 
Who love would seek,
Let him love evermore
And seldom speak;
For in love's domain
Silence must reign;
Or it brings the heart
And pain.

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This text was added to the website: 2008-06-23
Line count: 8
Word count: 26