"My father, my father, o can you not trace The elf-king's daughters in that gloomy place?" "My son, my son, I see it clear How grey the ancient willows appear."
The Erlkönig is a ballad by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, which he wrote in 1782 and is one of his most famous works. On a stormy night, a father, his little son in his arms, rides through a dark forest. The child believes in the darkness to recognize the figure of the Erlkönigs and frightens itself ....
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