'Tis there, 'tis there,That I with thee, protector, would repair!
[This fine poem is introduced in the second book of WilhelmMeister.]
Step by step guided on, changeth to blossom and fruit!First from the seed it unravels itself, as soon as the silent
O YE Muses, who gladly favour a love that is heartfelt,Who on his way the excellent youth have hitherto guided,Who have press'd the maid to his bosom before their betrothal,Help still further to perfect the bonds of a couple so loving,Drive away the clouds which over their happiness hover!But begin by saying what now in the house has been passing.
CHORUS OF CHRISTIAN WATCHERS.
WHEN the moist and balmy gale