from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Schlegel, August Wilhelm von 1767-1845. German scholar who wrote influential criticism, translated several Shakespearean works, and composed poetry. He also edited a literary magazine with his brother Friedrich (1772-1829), a philosopher, poet, and critic whose essays formed the intellectual basis of German romanticism.


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  • L. semifasciata (Reinwardt, in Schlegel, 1837) from the coasts of Japan, the Philippines, the Moluccas and the Lesser Sunda Islands is highly similar to L. schistorhynchus (Günther, 1874) from Niue, Tonga and Samoa, and some workers have considered them synonymous.

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  • With Schelling's comparison, however, the stakes are considerably higher than in Schlegel, since it is not the French who are demonized as simultaneously unsexed and effeminate, but modern European philosophy in its entirety.

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  • "chemical wit," in Schlegel's phrase — furnished a cool example of the new aesthetic ideology of the enigma, his appeal to the Jena Circle was not primarily stylistic.

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  • Moreover, the fragment and the riddle are united in Schlegel's mind by the substance of wit — a monadic substance — which somehow exceeds its comprehension: "A good riddle should be witty; otherwise nothing remains once the answer has been found" (Schlegel, Critical Fragments,

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  • India was viewed as Europe's mother civilization by Frederick Schlegel in Germany and by Voltaire in France.

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  • Arnold Schlegel , a foreign-exchange trader at New York-based money manager Fischer Francis Trees & Watts, started pushing last year to get more access to banks' algorithms because he felt that gave his firm more control over its trades, in turn often helping capture bigger per-trade profits.

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  • McClure: Schlegel the German Romantic wrote, " All art should become science and all science art; poetry and philosophy should be made one."

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  • To finance the facility, Nichols sold her house in Alexandria, Va., which generated about $80,000, and moved in with then-fiancé, Mike Schlegel.

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  • Family: Husband Mike Schlegel, 37, left WorldCom in 2002 and is vice president of franchise development for Dogtopia.

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  • JD McCloud A Dallas penthouse apartment owned by siblings Kirby and Kari Schlegel is on the market for $10 million.

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