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THE POETICAL WORKS OF
JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

Songs

Sound, sweet Song...
To the kind Reader
The New Amadis
When the Fox dies, Skin counts
The Heathrose
Blindman's Buff
Christel
The Coy One
The Convert
Preservation
The Muses' Son
Found
Like and Like
Reciprocal Invitation to Dance
Self-Deceit
Declaration of War
Lover in all Shapes
The Goldsmith's Apprentice
Answers in a Game of Questions
Different Emotions... same Spot
Who'll buy Gods of love?
The Misanthrope
Different Threats
Maiden Wishes
Motives
True Enjoyment
The Farewell
The Beautiful Night.
Happiness and Vision
Living Remembrance
The Bliss of Absence
To Luna
The Wedding Night
Mischievous Joy
Apparent Death
November Song
To the Chosen One
First Loss
After Sensations
Proximity of the Beloved One
Presence
To the Distant One
By the River
Farewell
The Exchange
Welcome and Farewell
New Love, New Life
To Belinda
May Song
With a painted Ribbon
With a golden Necklace
On the Lake
From the Mountain
Flower-Salute
In Summer
May Song
Premature Spring
Autumn Feelings
Restless Love
The Shepherd's Lament
Comfort in Tears
Night Song
Longing
To Mignon
The Mountain Castle
The Spirit's Salute
To a Golden Heart
that he wore round his neck

The Bliss of Sorrow
The Wanderer's Night-song
The Same
The Hunter's Even-Song
To the Moon
To Lina
Ever and Everywhere
Petition
To his Coy One
Night Thoughts
To Lida
Proximity
Reciprocal
Rollicking Hans
The Freebooter
Joy and Sorrow
March
April
May
June
Next Year's Spring
At Midnight Hour
To the rising full Moon
The Bridegroom
Such is he who pleaseth me
Sicilian Song
Swiss Song
Finnish Song
Gipsy Song
The Destruction of Magdeburg
FAMILIAR SONGS
On the New Year
Anniversary Song
The Spring Oracle
The Happy Couple
Song of Fellowship
Constancy in Change
Table Song
Wont and Done
General Confession
Coptic Song
Another
Vanitas! vanitatum vanitas!
Fortune of War
Open Table
The Reckoning
Ergo Bibamus!
Epiphanias
Ballads
Mignon
The Minstrel
Ballad of the banished
 and returning Count

The Violet
The Faithless Boy
The Erl-King
Johanna Sebus
The Fisherman
The King of Thule
The Beauteous Flower..
Sir Curt's Wedding Journey
Wedding Song
The Treasure-digger
The Rat-catcher

Continued...

The Spinner
Before a Court of Justice
The Page & Miller's Daughter
The Youth & the Millstream
Maid of the Mill's Treachery
Maid of the Mill's Repentance
Traveller & the Farm-Maiden
Effects at a distance
The Walking Bell
Faithful Eckart
The Dance of Death
The Pupil in Magic
The Bride of Corinth
The God and the Bayadere
The Pariah

  I. The Pariah's Prayer.
 II. Legend
III. The Pariah's Thanks
Death-lament of the noble Wife of Asan Aga

CANTATAS
Idyll
Rinaldo
The First Walpurgis-Night
ODES
Three Odes to my Friend
Mahomet's Song
Spirit Song over the Waters
My Goddess
Winter Journey over the Hartz Mountains.
To Father Kronos. 
The Wanderer's Storm Song
The Sea-Voyage
The Eagle and Dove
Prometheus
Ganymede
The Boundaries of Humanity
The Godlike

MISCELLANEOUS POEMS.
The German Parnassus

Lily's Menagerie
To Charlotte
Love's Distresses
The Musagetes
Morning Lament
The Visit
The Magic Net
The Goblet
To the Grasshopper
Miscellaneous.
From the Sorrows of Young Werther
Trilogy of Passion :
To Werther
Elegy
Atonement
The Remembrance of the Good
When I was... a youthful Wight
For Ever
From an Album of 1604
Lines on seeing Schiller's Skull
Royal Prayer
Human Feelings
On the Divan
Hans Sachs' Poetical Mission
SONNETS
The Friendly Meeting
In a Word
The Maiden Speaks
Growth
Food in Travel
Departure
The Loving One Writes
The Loving One once more
She Cannot End
Nemesis
The Christmas Box
The Warning
The Epochs
The Doubters and the Lovers
Charade
EPIGRAMS
To Originals
The Soldier's Consolation
Genial Impulse
Neither this nor that
The way to behave
The best
As broad as it's long
The Rule of Life
The same, expanded
If wealth ..
Calm at Sea
The Prosperous Voyage
Courage
My only Property
Admonition
Old Age
Epitaph
Rules for Monarchs
Paulo post futuri
The Fool's Epilogue
PARABLES
Joy
Explanation of an antique Gem
Cat-Pie
Legend
Authors
The Critic
The Dilettante and the Critic
The Wrangler
The Yelpers
The Stork's Vocation
Celebrity
Playing at Priests
Songs
Poetry
A Parable

Should e'er the loveless day...
A Plan the Muses entertained
The Death of the Fly
By the River
The Fox and Crane
The Fox and Huntsman

Continued...

The Frogs
The Wedding
Burial
Threatening Signs
The Buyers
The Mountain Village
Symbols
Three Palinodias
Valediction
The Country Schoolmaster
The Legend of the Horseshoe
A Symbol

ART.
The Drops of Nectar
The Wanderer
Love as a Landscape Painter

GOD, SOUL, AND WORLD.
Rhymed Distichs
Procemion
Miscellaneous.
The Metamorphosis of Plants
Proverbs
Tame Xenia
Thoughts on Jesus Christ's descent into Hell

ANTIQUES

Leopold, Duke of Brunswick
To the Husbandman
Anacreon's Grave
The Brethren
Measure of Time
Warning
Solitude
The Chosen Cliff
The Consecrated Spot
The Instructors
The Unequal Marriage
Excuse
Sakontala
The Muse's Mirror
Phoebus and Hermes
The New Amor
The Garlands
The Swiss Alps
Distichs
Venetian Epigrams.

ELEGIES.
Roman Elegies
Alexis and Dora
HERMANN & DOROTHEA
Kalliope
Terpsichore
Thalia
Euterpe
Polyhymnia
Klio
Erato
Melpomene
Urania

WEST-EASTERN DIVAN.
I  Minstrel's Book
II  Book of Hafis
III Book of Love
IV Book of Contemplation
V Book of Gloom
VI  Book of Proverbs
VII  Book of Timur
VIII Book of Suleika
IX The Convivial Book
X Book of Parables
XI Book of the Parsees
XII Book of Paradise


SONGS FROM VARIOUS PLAYS, ETC.
From Faust :
Dedication
Prologue in Heaven
Chorus of Angels
Chorus of Spirits
Margaret at her Spinning Wheel
Garden Scene
Margaret's Song

From Faust Part II.:
Ariel's Song and Chorus of Spirits
Scene the last

From Iphigenia in Tauris :
Song of the Fates

From Gotz von Berlichingen :
Liebetraut's Song

From Egmont :
Clara & Brackenburg's Song
Clara's Song

From Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship :
Who never ate with tears his bread
Who gives himself to Solitude
My Grief no Mortals know
Sing no more in mournful tones
Epilogue to Schiller's Song of the Bell

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