Venetian Epigrams by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Venetian Epigrams" is a collection of short, incisive poems that reflect the author's observations and experiences during a stay in Venice. Written with a blend of wit, irony, and lyrical beauty, the epigrams delve into themes such as love, sexuality, art, and the nature of society. The author's sharp commentary on the Venetian way of life, as well as his personal reflections on human relationships and the pursuit of pleasure, are presented in a concise and often provocative manner, revealing the depth of his engagement with the culture and the vibrancy of the city that inspired him.

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