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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My whole heart was full at that moment; the recollection of so much that is past pressed in upon my soul […] — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, The Sorrows of Young Werther. (Weygand’sche Buchhandlung, Leipzig 29 September 1774, revised ed. 1787)

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