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Sienkiewicz

[shen-kye-vich; English shen-kyey-vich] /ʃɛnˈkyɛ vɪtʃ; English ʃɛnˈkyeɪ vɪtʃ/
noun
1.
Henryk
[hen-rik] /ˈhɛn rɪk/ (Show IPA),
1846–1916, Polish novelist: Nobel prize 1905.
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  • Love, says Sienkiewicz, with perhaps more force than clearness, should be the foundation of all literature.

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  • But when a man has a name like Sienkiewicz, the task is not an easy one.

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  • Sienkiewicz seems to have much the same Christian conception of Love as that shown in so many ways by Browning.

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  • Sienkiewicz satisfied us by providing exactly what we were looking for.

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  • Sienkiewicz will be remembered, whether it can be pronounced without rehearsal or not.

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  • Everyone notices that the works of Sienkiewicz are Epics rather than Novels.

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  • For in the endeavour to make the picture vivid, Sienkiewicz becomes at times merely sensational.

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  • They exhibit the masterly genius of Sienkiewicz even better than his longer romances.

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  • Before beginning to write, Sienkiewicz reads all the authorities and documentary evidence he can find.

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  • Why has Sienkiewicz described the racial temperament in two words, improductivité slave?

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British Dictionary definitions for Sienkiewicz

Sienkiewicz

/Polish ʃɛŋˈkjɛvitʃ/
noun
1.
Henryk (ˈxɛnrik). 1846–1916, Polish novelist. His best-known works are Quo Vadis? (1896), set in Nero's Rome, and the war trilogy With Fire and Sword (1884), The Deluge (1886), and Pan Michael (1888), set in 17th-century Poland: Nobel prize for literature 1905
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