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@DrKassandraPari Nebenbei: #WilhelmBusch hat (kurz vor seinem Tod) ein Gedicht mit dem Titel "Schein und Sein" geschrieben, von dem ein #Autograph sich erhalten hat und unten reproduziert ist. Es lautet:

"
Schein und Sein
Mein Kind, es sind allhier die Dinge,
Gleichviel, ob große, ob geringe,
..
@DrKassandraPari ..
Im Wesentlichen so verpackt,
Dass man sie nicht wie Nüsse knackt.

Wie wolltest du dich unterwinden,
Kurzweg die #Menschen zu ergründen.
Du kennst sie nur von außenwärts.
Du siehst die Weste, nicht das Herz.
"
My #prose #translation:

' Semblance and Being
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@DrKassandraPari ..
My child, here [on earth], things (no matter whether large or small) are essentially packaged in such a way that they cannot be cracked open like nuts. How would you pull off the feat of quickly knowing people's character. You only know them from the outside.
..
@DrKassandraPari .. You see the vest, not the heart.'

Remarks. The #poem is set in perfect #iambic #tetrameter​s, has eight lines, two stanzas, and rhyming #couplet​s AABBCCDD (somewhat like two #clerihew coming one after another).

#germanpoetry
#meter
#moralists
#rhymes
#rhythm
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