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[mits-kye-vich] /mɪtsˈkyɛ vɪtʃ/
[ah-dahm] /ˈɑ dɑm/ (Show IPA),
1798–1855, Polish poet. Unabridged
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  • Again it is a ballad upon a Lithuanian theme, from the pen of Mickiewicz.

  • It was a wonderful and brilliant Paris which Mickiewicz entered.

    Sonnets from the Crimea Adam Mickiewicz
  • A little later—during Mickiewicz's own youth—Goethe was at the height of his power and the intellectual dictator of Europe.

    Sonnets from the Crimea Adam Mickiewicz
  • Mickiewicz hoped that only the Christian religion can save mankind.

  • He thought Mickiewicz, the Polish national poet, "the most powerful poetic nature of the time."

    The Life of Mazzini Bolton King
  • It is remarkable how large a view of the Christian Church had Mickiewicz.

  • Mickiewicz, with the squadron that accompanied him from Rome, was received with the greatest enthusiasm at Florence.

    At Home And Abroad Margaret Fuller Ossoli
  • Puschkin himself wrote eloquently of these same Crimean scenes that Mickiewicz shows us.

    Sonnets from the Crimea Adam Mickiewicz
  • His Laments are his masterpiece, the choicest work of Polish lyric poetry before the time of Mickiewicz.

    Laments Jan Kochanowski
  • Her dowry consisted in an old carpet, two stewing-pans, a plaster cast of Mickiewicz, and a pile of school prizes.

British Dictionary definitions for Mickiewicz


/Polish mitsˈkjɛvitʃ/
Adam (ˈadam). 1798–1855, Polish poet, whose epic Thaddeus (1834) is regarded as a masterpiece of Polish literature
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