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Definitions of ALEXANDRE WEILL
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A French journalist and miscellaneous writer; born at Schiroff in Alsace, 1811. He spent his youth in Germany as teacher, editor, and author. He wrote a series of "Alsatian Tales" that were very popular; "The Peasants' War" (1847), a historical study; "Republic and Monarchy" (1849); "Village Tales" (1853); "Mismorismes: Hymns of the Soul" (1860); "My Youth, My Adolescence, etc". (1870), an autobiography; "Parisian Romances" (1874); "Genius of Universal History" (1876); etc.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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