AZ JOHAN ADRIAN HEUFF
\ˈaz d͡ʒˈə͡ʊhan ˈe͡ɪdɹi͡ən hjˈuːf], \ˈaz dʒˈəʊhan ˈeɪdɹiən hjˈuːf], \ˈa_z dʒ_ˈəʊ_h_a_n ˈeɪ_d_ɹ_iə_n h_j_ˈuː_f]\
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A Dutch prose-writer; born in Avezath, March 5, 1843. He abandoned civil engineering for humorous sketch-writing. Under the pseudonym of "J. Huf van Buren" he wrote a number of historical romances, among them "Hertog Adolf"; a Dutch adaptation of the "Pseudolus" of Plautus; and an original comedy entitled "Oom Frederik", and other dramatic pieces. Under the pen-name "Cosinus" he produced a humorous novel, "Kippeveer", wherein certain leaders of the clerical party are ridiculed. He is most successful in satire and caricature.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- An American writer of popular romances; born at Lancaster, Mass., 1800; died Marianna, Fla., Feb. 11, 1856. Among her works may be named: "Aunt Patty's Scrap-Bag"(1846); "The Mob Cap"(1848); Planter's Northern Bride"(1854); etc.