And the courts of justice duly
The clouds high in air!I fain would go thither,
Are known to thee, to thee alone!
Ask not too closely, dearest one, I pray
Then she knelt herself down before the lying-in patient,Kiss'd the weeping woman, her whisper'd blessing receiving.Meanwhile the worthy magistrate spoke to Hermann as follows"You deserve, my friend to be counted amongst the good landlordsWho are anxious to manage their house through qualified people.For I have often observed how cautiously men are accustom'dSheep and cattle and horses to watch, when buying or bart'ringBut a man, who's so useful, provided he's good and efficient,And who does so much harm and mischief by treacherous dealings,Him will people admit to their houses by chance and haphazard,And too late find reason to rue an o'erhasty decision.This you appear to understand, for a girl you have chosenAs your servant, and that of your parents, who thoroughly good is.Treat her well, and as long as she finds the business suit her,You will not miss your sister, your parents will miss not their daughter."
Seeketh the noblest of fruits,--that where the thoughts are the same,Where the opinions agree,--that the pair may, in rapt contemplation,
And he makes her act the part
Once more to enjoyment awoke;
To quench love's thirst I'd try;And could my torments not be quell'd,
By his glimmering lamp discerns he now
And boast a thousand colours.
Should inflame our tuneful lay.Let it be our precept ever