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by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749 - 1832)

«Warum bin ich vergänglich, o Zeus?» so...
Language: German (Deutsch) 
«Warum bin ich vergänglich, o Zeus?» so fragte die Schönheit.
«Macht ich doch», sagte der Gott, «nur das Vergängliche schön.»

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This text was added to the website: 2009-04-20
Line count: 2
Word count: 20