\pɹˈaktɪs], \pɹˈaktɪs], \p_ɹ_ˈa_k_t_ɪ_s]\
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By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
To do or perform frequently or habitually; to exercise, as a profession or art; to accustom; to perpetrate.
To perform certain acts frequently or customarily; to exercise any profession; to try artifices.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
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- A German historian and poet; born in Neidenburg, East Prussia, Jan. 19, 1821; died at Munich, May 1, 1891. He studied severely Konigsberg home, wrote essays of deep scholarship; "Socialistic Elements Goethe's Wilhelm Meister"; tragedy, "The Death Tiberius", the ripest historical learning; "Corsica"; other most authoritative books travel description, based on close personal study. also "Euphorion", an epic, poems high repute. But his works, unsurpassed learning vivid realization spirit their times, are commanding monument genius. City Rome Middle Ages", "Lucretia Borgia", "Urban VIII"., Monuments Popes", "Athenais", need be named.