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In actual life, every great enterprise begins with and takes its first forward step in faith. ---->>>

Literature is the immortality of speech. ---->>>


Nationality: German
Born: September 8, 1767
Birthplace: Hanover
Die: May 12, 1845
Occupation: Poet

August Wilhelm (after 1812: von) Schlegel (8 September 1767 – 12 May 1845), usually cited as August Schlegel, was a German poet, translator and critic, and with his brother Friedrich Schlegel the leading influence of Jena Romanticism. His translations of Shakespeare turned the English dramatist's works into German classics (wikipedia)