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 (lĕr′mən-tôf′, lyĕr′mən-təf), Mikhail Yurievich 1814-1841.
Russian writer known for his novel A Hero of Our Time (1840) and for his many poems.


(Russian ˈljɛrməntəf)
(Biography) Mikhail Yurievich (mixaˈil ˈjurjɪvitʃ). 1814–41, Russian novelist and poet: noted esp for the novel A Hero of Our Time (1840)


(ˈlɛər mənˌtɔf, -ˌtɒf)

Mikhail Yurievich, 1814–41, Russian poet and novelist.
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John Oxx might run Mouramara in addition to Katiykha while Aidan O'Brien will choose from Chiang Mai, Lermontov and Rostropovich.
And wily George Duffield brought Aristotle with a storming late run to cut down stablemate Lermontov plus long-time leader Ekraar and lift the pounds 107,000 prize.
Paul Scallan, second in the mile contest on Lermontov in 1999, rides Mikado, easy winner of a Listowel maiden last month.
Withdrawn yesterday were Montjeu and stable companion Stop By, Golden Snake, Ekraar and both Dermot Weld's Muakaad and the Aidan O'Brien trained Lermontov, which are due to clash in tomorrow's Palmers Golden Ball Foxrock Stakes, a listed race over the 'Champion' trip of ten furlongs.
AIDAN O'Brien continued his demolition job on Irish two-year-old races when LERMONTOV finished a short head in front of stable-mate Barrier Reef in the Juddmonte Beresford Stakes at The Curragh yesterday.
In the opening pages of the novel he grandly proclaims his intention to be a poet -- not just any poet, but a Lermontov of the twentieth century who will write powerful verse that will shake a decaying world to its foundations.
Aidan O'Brien confirmed yesterday that Giant's Causeway will have a "nice canter" this morning as a final preparation for Saturday's race in which he will be accompanied by one stable companion, Lermontov being re-routed to a Listed race on Saturday's card.
Cantor (50-30-20-10): 13-16 Researched, 9-12 Jabaar, 8-11 Champion Lodge, Far Lane, 7-9 Kirovski, Persian Lass, 6-8 Takes Tutu, Bourgainville, 5-7 Solo Flight, Kilkenny Castle, 4-6 Hasty Prince, 3-5 Eastern Breeze, Nadour Al Bahr, 2-4 Broadway Score, Sun Bird, 1-3 Kundooz, Lermontov, Ionian Spring.
Champion Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien, who has four entered, could rely on Lermontov which has not been seen in action since last autumn when runner-up to stablemate Aristotle in the Racing Post Trophy at Doncaster.
Pushkin (whose greatness is not recognized in the West, Thompson notes) and Lermontov are both guilty of flagrant colonialism: both see the Caucasus as a rightful part of the Russian Empire, and Pushkin takes the side of his tyrant czar against the Polish uprising and glorifies the empire-builder Peter the Great.
EUROPEAN DAYS OF HERITAGE IN BULGARIA [free access to the Regional History Museum (21 Bogorodi Str), Ethnographic Exhibition (69 Slavyanska Str), History Exhibition (31 Lermontov Str), Natural Science Exhibition (30 Fotinov Str); cultural history routes in Bourgas and the region; concert and presentation of the Bourgas region's culture] September 18-20
cAir Marshall heads William Hills' list for next month's St Leger, they bet: 4 Air Marshall, 5 Savoir Vivre, 11-2 Dalampour, Millenary, 7 Marienbard, 8 Melikah, 14 Lermontov, Wellbeing, 16 Media Puzzle, 20 Hattab, Littlepacepaddocs, Zafonium, 25 Kuwait Trooper.