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Mann

 (măn), Horace 1796-1859.
American educator who as the first secretary of the Massachusetts Board of Education (1837-1848) introduced reforms and regulations that greatly influenced American public education.

Mann

 (măn, män), Thomas 1875-1955.
German writer whose fascination with the artist's role in society and concern for the intellectual and spiritual well-being of Germany permeate his works, including Death in Venice (1912) and The Magic Mountain (1924). He won the 1929 Nobel Prize for literature.

Mann

(German man)
n
1. (Biography) Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1871–1950, German novelist: works include Professor Unrat (1905), which was filmed as The Blue Angel (1928), and Man of Straw (1918)
2. (Biography) his brother, Thomas (ˈtoːmas). 1875–1955, German novelist, in the US after 1937. His works deal mainly with the problem of the artist in bourgeois society and include the short story Death in Venice (1913) and the novels Buddenbrooks (1900), The Magic Mountain (1924), and Doctor Faustus (1947): Nobel prize for literature 1929

Mann

(mæn for 2; mæn, mɑn for 3 )

n.
1. Horace, 1796–1859, U.S. educational reformer.
2. Thomas, 1875–1955, German novelist, in the U.S. 1938–52: Nobel prize 1929.
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Noun1.Mann - United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)Mann - United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859)
2.Mann - German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)Mann - German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955)
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Horace Mann, one of the legal counsel for the defendants in that case.
Berg smiled with a sense of his superiority over a weak woman, and paused, reflecting that this dear wife of his was after all but a weak woman who could not understand all that constitutes a man's dignity, what it was ein Mann zu sein.
I think there has not been so much on a cricket match since the day when Sir Horace Mann walked about Broad Ha'penny agitatedly cutting down the daisies with his stick.
Schade dass die Natur nur EINEN Mensch aus Dir schuf, Denn zum wuerdigen Mann war und zum Schelmen der Stoff.
Her mann would glance at me quickly, emit slight "Ach's
Mann, the good lady of the house, was unexpectedly startled by the apparition of Mr.
Mann, thrusting her head out of the window in well-affected ecstasies of joy.
Mann, running out,--for the three boys had been removed by this time,--'only think of that
Mann,' he replied in a calmer tone; 'it may be as you say; it may be.
Mann ushered the beadle into a small parlour with a brick floor; placed a seat for him; and officiously deposited his cocked hat and can on the table before him.
Mann, who had noticed the tone of the refusal, and the gesture that had accompanied it.
He had a Roman nose, a snow-white, long beard, and his name was Mahon, but he insisted that it should be pronounced Mann.