" — My father, my father, and do you not hear What the Erl-King quietly promises me? [ ]• He was one of the central figures in a great flowering of a highly influential Neo- which occurred in German philosophy and literature of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries —that was the first remarkable Spinoza revival in history.
Could I but embrace you In this arm! Embracing, embraced! " He did not join in the anti-Napoleonic mood of 1812, and he distrusted the strident nationalism which started to be expressed.