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Definitions of CHRISTIAN WEISE
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A German educationist and poet; born at Zittau, April 30, 1642; died there, 1708. He wrote admirable text-books for school instruction; "Curious Thoughts on German Verse" (2 vols., 1691-95); several dramas and romances; a volume of poems; "Overflowing Thoughts of Early Youth" (1668). His best works are his satirical tales, as "The Three Chief Arch-Fools"; "The Bavarian Machiavel"; "Kathrine the Shrew".
By Charles Dudley Warner