Poet Anton Wildgans


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Anton Wildgans was an Austrian poet and playwright. He was born in Vienna, and died in Mödling. His works, in which realism, neo-romanticism and expressionism mingle, focus on the drama of daily life. One of his teachers was the Austrian Jewish philosopher Wilhelm Jerusalem. Wildgans was the mentor of writer Albert Drach. The Wildganshof, a residential development in the 3rd District of Vienna, is named after him.Anton Wildgans's Works:Works Armut ("Poverty"), drama, 1914 Liebe ("Love"), drama, 1916 Dies Iræ, drama, 1918 Sämtliche Werke ("Complete Works"), 1948. Historical-critical edition in 8 volumes edited by Lilly Wildgans with the collaboration of Otto Rommel...

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Vi Stole Paa Den Hellig-Aand

Nicolaj Frederik Severin Grundtvig

Vi stole paa den Hellig-Aand,
Det giør kun Faa, desværre,
Han er Gud-Faders Høire-Haand,
Thi er hos Ham Vorherre!


Som Den, der kom i Herrens Navn,
Velsignet skal Han...

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Plato (Plátōn, "broad"; 424/423 BC – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the...

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