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Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Dancing Shoes

I found these words written to Christiane Vulpius by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, whom he met in 1788.


" Please send me your last pair of shoes,




worn out with dancing




as you mentioned in your letter,




so that I might have something



to press against my heart. "
   



 
           ~J. W. von Goethe.

4 comments:

Susan said...

What a sweet quote, Mo. You always find the best things. Photos are lovely, too. Susan

Wendy@Once upon a rose haven said...

Beautiful, Indeed!
Hugs, Wendy

Chatty Crone said...

Oh my goodness - I hear his quotes all the time and this is the best one yet - I never knew he was in love - how romantic - to press against his heart . . .

Ali said...

They just don't make men like that any more!

Ali x