\ˈadəm ˈaznɪk], \ˈadəm ˈaznɪk], \ˈa_d_ə_m ˈa_z_n_ɪ_k]\
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A Polish poet; born at Kalisz, Sept. 11, 1838; died at Cracow, Aug. 2, 1897. Studied in Warsaw, Breslau, and Heidelberg, where he took his degree of Ph. D. in lived in Cracow. Besides numerous lyrics, counted among the most finished of their kind, he wrote the historical tragedy "Kiejstut" (1878), based on an incident in Lithuanian history; and the comedies "Job's Friends" (1879), "Lerche Brothers", and "Prize-Comedy" (1888). His "Poems" appeared collected in 1888, 3 vols.
By Charles Dudley Warner