Wilhelm Muller

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Wilhelm Müller (October 7, 1794 – September 30, 1827) was a German lyric poet.

Müller was born at Dessau, the son of a shoemaker.

He was educated at the gymnasium of his native town and at the university of Berlin, where he devoted himself to philological and historical studies. In 1813-1814 he took part, as a volunteer, in the national risin ...

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Good Night

I came as a stranger; as a stranger now I leave. The flowers of May once
welcomed me warmly; a young girl spoke of love, her mother even of marriage.
Now all is bleak- the pathway covered with snow.
The time of departure is not mine to choose; I must find my way alone in
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The Bird And The Ship

'The rivers rush into the sea,
By castle and town they go;
The winds behind them merrily
Their noisy trumpets blow.
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Whither?

I heard a brooklet gushing
From its rocky fountain near,
Down into the valley rushing,
So fresh and wondrous clear.
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