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Johann Martin Usteri (1763 – 1827)


Swiss poet, noted for has narrative poetry and his idyls.
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Johann Martin Usteri
Life let us cherish, while yet the taper glows,
And the fresh flow’ret pluck ere it close;
Why are we fond of toil and care?
Why choose the rankling thorn to wear?
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