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Biography - Charles Baudelaire:

French poet.
Born: 1821 - Died: 1867
Period:
19th century
Place of birth: France
France

There is no sweeter pleasure than to surprise a man by giving him more than he hopes for.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il n'est pas de plaisir plus doux que de surprendre un homme en lui donnant plus qu'il n'espère.

German
Es gibt kein schöneres Vergnügen als einen Menschen dadurch zu überraschen, dass man ihm mehr gibt, als er erwartet hat.




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The child sees everything in a state of newness; he is always drunk. Nothing more resembles what we call inspiration than the delight with which a child absorbs form and color.












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