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"Reisewut" means an urge to go travelling. "Wut" is used here in the meaning of "folly", so it is meant negatively. You were correct about "Tor" (fool). Connected with my explanations on "Reisewut" the meaning could be translated as: Only fools travel around (in search of "something"), while the wise stays home (in bed, appreciating what he has).


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Let me start by stating the only word order rule that applies to the German language: You can move almost any part of the sentence to almost anywhere, as long as the verb is second (or last in subordinate clauses). With that: Yes, den Toren is the accusative of der Tor and that is used as the fool. Die Reisewut is, however, not an object (den Toren is ...



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