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He is not dead who departs from life with a high and noble fame; but he is dead, even while living, whose brow is branded with infamy.

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Johann Ludwig Tieck (May 31, 1773 April 28, 1853) was a German poet, translator, editor, novelist and critic, who was part of the Romantic movement of the late 18th and early 19th centuries.

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