Date: 1774, rev. 1787, 1779 in English
"His repeated promises confirm her hopes; his fondness encreases her passion; her whole soul is lost and drowned in pleasure; her heart is all rapture: At length she stretches out her arms to embrace the object of her vows--All is vanished away; her lover forsakes her."
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— Goethe, Johann Wolfgang (1749-1832)