Schlegel


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Schle·gel

 (shlā′gəl), August Wilhelm von 1767-1845.
German scholar who wrote influential criticism, translated several Shakespearean works, and composed poetry. He also edited a literary magazine with his brother Friedrich (1772-1829), a philosopher, poet, and critic whose essays formed the intellectual basis of German romanticism.

Schlegel

(German ˈʃleːɡəl)
n
1. (Biography) August Wilhelm von (ˈauɡʊst ˈvɪlhɛlm fɔn). 1767–1845, German romantic critic and scholar, noted particularly for his translations of Shakespeare
2. (Biography) his brother, Friedrich von (ˈfriːdrɪç fɔn). 1772–1829, German philosopher and critic; a founder of the romantic movement in Germany

Schle•gel

(ˈʃleɪ gəl)

n.
1. August Wilhelm von, 1767–1845, German poet, critic, and translator.
2. his brother, Friedrich von, 1772–1829, German critic, philosopher, and poet.
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The history of literature--take the net result of Tiraboschi, Warton, or Schlegel,--is a sum of very few ideas and of very few original tales; all the rest being variation of these.
Of course, I pinned my faith to everything that Schlegel said.
In snakes, according to Schlegel, the shape of the body and the manner of swallowing determine the position of several of the most important viscera.
She was conscious that he raised his cap and said quite coolly, "Oh, rather; Miss Schlegel is stopping with us.
Whereas Miss Schlegel has lost no time in publishing the news.
She said, "Miss Schlegel, would you take your aunt up to your room or to my room, whichever you think best.
Helen is a very exceptional person--I am sure you will let me say this, feeling towards her as you do--indeed, all the Schlegels are exceptional.
But they played it with unusual vigour, stating in so many words that Schlegels were better than Wilcoxes, Wilcoxes better than Schlegels.
Rather, Schlegel said she just felt she could most effectively serve students by focusing on her role as Associated Students of the University of Oregon president.
Cultivating Nonprofit Leadership" is co-authored by Jagpal and Ryan Schlegel, research and policy associate at NCRP.
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In addition to providing a new map of part of the universe at a young age the work demonstrates a novel technique for high-resolution universe maps," said David Schlegel of Berkeley Lab.