Remarkably useful, Ingrid. Very clever and lucid translation, as far as I can see. It takes some time to get to the inner core of this poem, something the poem itself conveys, but then it reveals an important truth. Especially useful in times of hasty opinions and absence of patience. No easy stuff. Schiller invites me to think, not stop at the surface, but really search for the deeper truth. Einforderung zum Denken.

Friend of life and beauty and foe of spoilers of life and beauty. Golden marriage. Grandfather. Pianist and micro poet. Dutch, European.

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