Johann Wolfgang Goethe

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Johann Wolfgang Goethe

J. W. von Goethe(1749–1832) is the most famous poet and author in the German-speaking world. In his play Faust, Mephisto has a witch rejuvenate the protagonist by chanting a magic formula, and Faust immedia-tely becomes besotted by the sight of Gretchen…


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The Witch’s One-Time- One (mini edition)

The Witch’s One-Time- One (mini edition)

»This you must ken / From one make ten / And two let be.« So begins Goethe’s famous poetic The Witch’s One–time–one (Hexeneinmaleins). A crazy witch’s spell, a rejuvenation charm for ...

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Reynard the Fox

Reynard the Fox

He is cunning and silver-tongued, loves playing pranks on people – but he's also a bona-fide13 shifty-eyed crook. He is Reynard the Fox. Goethe's famous parable appears here in a freshly ...

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The Witch's One-Time-One

The Witch's One-Time-One

When Goethe's witch prepares the magical potion that will turn Faust's head, she recites a mysterious counting spell: "Of one make ten,/Pass two and then/Make square the tree,/So rich thou'lt ...

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