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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.  The Library of the World’s Best Literature.
An Anthology in Thirty Volumes.  1917.
 
Two
By Friedrich von Bodenstedt (1819–1892)
 
TO one exalted aim we both are tending,
            I and thou!
To one captivity we both are bending,
            I and thou!
In my heart thee I close—thou me in thine;        5
In twofold life, yet one, we both are blending,
            I and thou!
Thee my wit draws—and me thine eye of beauty;
Two fishes, from one bait we are depending,
            I and thou!        10
Yet unlike fishes—through the air of Heaven,
Like two brave eagles, we are both ascending,
            I and thou!
 
 
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