Novalis

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No·va·lis

 (nō-vä′lĭs) Pen name of Friedrich von Hardenberg. 1772-1801.
German philosopher and writer whose works, including the poem cycle Hymns to the Night (1800), combine refined spiritual longing and romantic emotional intensity.
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Novalis

(German noˈvaːlɪs)
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(Biography) real name Friedrich von Hardenberg. 1772–1801, German romantic poet. His works include the mystical Hymnen an die Nacht (1797; published 1800) and Geistliche Lieder (1799)
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