Jens Baggesen

Motto - Poem by Jens Baggesen

Du sande Lyst, som Dyden eene
Kan bane Vei til, og fortiene,
Kun du attraaes af dette Bryst;
Min marterfulde Siæl forkaster
En Himmel, som skal koste Laster -
Saa dyrt maa Trælle kiøbe Lyst.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 5, 2012

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