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Angelus Silesius

[si-lee-shee-uh s, -zhee-uh s, sahy-] /sɪˈli ʃi əs, -ʒi əs, saɪ-/
noun
1.
(Johannes Scheffler) 1627–77, German poet.
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religious poet remembered primarily as the author of Der Cherubinischer Wandersmann (1674; "The Cherubic Wanderer"), a major work of Roman Catholic mysticism.

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