by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Alas, that even in a heavenly marriage,
The fairest lots should ne'er be reconcil'd!
Psyche wax'd old, and prudent in her carriage,
Whilst Cupid evermore remains the child.
Source:Poems And Ballads Of Goethe
William Edmondstoune Aytoun, D.C.L. ("A.")
and Theodore Martin ("M.")
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