Wackenroder and Novalis died young, and by the year 1804 the other members were widely separated.
Thus Novalis errs not in saying that 'we are near waking when we dream that we dream.'
It was about this time, too, that he met Novalis and fell under his influence.
The melancholy of Novalis sought consolation in the Ossianic joy of grief.
I saw that it was in virtue of this, that, again to use the words of Novalis, 'the mystery was unsealed.
Before this he had published a somewhat in the manner of Novalis.
Novalis says, "Our life is no dream, but it should and will perhaps become one."
He quoted Novalis for the Germans, who said, 'Eating is an accentuated living.'
Novalis said of Spinoza that he was a God-intoxicated man: M. Comte is a morality-intoxicated man.
He becomes, to parody Novalis on Spinoza, a mob-intoxicated man.