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The Rose is without an explanation; She blooms, because She blooms. ---->>>

By the will art thou lost, by the will art thou found, by the will art thou free, captive, and bound. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: December 25, 1624
Birthplace: Breslau, Silesia (now Wrocław, Poland)
Die: July 9, 1677
Occupation: Poet

Angelus Silesius (c. 1624 – 9 July 1677), born Johann Scheffler and also known as Johann Angelus Silesius, was a German Catholic priest and physician, known as a mystic and religious poet. Born and raised a Lutheran, he adopted the name Angelus (Latin for "angel" or "heavenly messenger") and the epithet Silesius ("Silesian") on converting to Catholicism in 1653 (wikipedia)