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Schlegel

[shley-guh l] /ˈʃleɪ gəl/
noun
1.
August Wilhelm von
[ou-goo st vil-helm fuh n] /ˈaʊ gʊst ˈvɪl hɛlm fən/ (Show IPA),
1767–1845, German poet, critic, and translator.
2.
his brother, Friedrich von
[free-drikh fuh n] /ˈfri drɪx fən/ (Show IPA),
1772–1829, German critic, philosopher, and poet.
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  • This sublime art seemed to respond best to Schlegel's inmost feelings.

  • Whereas Miss Schlegel has lost no time in publishing the news.

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • It is impossible to suppose that a Greek would have been satisfied with the bald fate-theory of Schlegel.

  • The crisis opened with a message: Would Miss Schlegel come shopping?

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • This effect of the double action seems to have been pointed out first by Schlegel.

    Shakespearean Tragedy A. C. Bradley
  • Tell me, though, Miss Schlegel, do you really believe in the supernatural and all that?

    Howards End E. M. Forster
  • Schiller and Wieland and Schlegel liked her better, and understood her better.

British Dictionary definitions for Schlegel

Schlegel

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