MAXIMILIAN SCHELE DE VERE
\mˌaksɪmˈɪli͡ən ʃˈiːl də vˈi͡ə], \mˌaksɪmˈɪliən ʃˈiːl də vˈiə], \m_ˌa_k_s_ɪ_m_ˈɪ_l_iə_n ʃ_ˈiː_l d_ə v_ˈiə]\
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A noted philologist; born near Wexio, Sweden, Nov. 1, 1820; came to the United States in 1843; in 1844 became professor of modern languages and belle-lettres in the University of Virginia. His contributions to the leading magazines have been both literary and scientific. His works include: "Outlines of Comparative Philology" (1853); "Stray Leaves from the Book of Nature" (1856); "Studies in English"; "Glimpses of Europe in 1848"; "Romance of American History"; "Wonders of the Deep"; etc.
By Charles Dudley Warner