Quotation by Adelbert Von Chamisso

There lived a sage in days of yore,
And he a handsome pigtail wore;
But wondered much, and sorrowed more,
Because it hung behind him.
Adelbert Von Chamisso (1781–1838), German poet. A Tragic Story (l. 1–4). . .

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