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There is but one temple in the universe and that is the body of man.  - Novalis
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Variant translation: "Nature is an eolian harp - she is a musical instrument whose tones in turn are the keys of higher strings in us" - Notes for a Romantic Encyclopaedia [Das Allgemeine Brouillion] (1799), No. 966
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Blüthenstaub (1798)

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Born: May 2, 1772

Died: March 25, 1801 (aged 28)

Nationality: German

Occupation: Poet, mystic, philosopher

Bio: Novalis was the pseudonym of Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg, an author and philosopher of early German Romanticism.

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