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or Goetz

[gets; German gœts] /gɛts; German gœts/
[her-mahn] /ˈhɛr mɑn/ (Show IPA),
1840–76, German composer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • He imagined for some reason that he was quoting from Goethe's gotz von Berlichingen.

    Virgin Soil Ivan S. Turgenev
  • The letters sent to gotz had reached him through a merchant's house in Venice.

  • Hereupon a cry of joy broke from me: "gotz," and again "gotz!"

  • After this I could sleep no more, and in thought I followed gotz through the snow-storm.

  • And how well could gotz make me to feel as though I shared his possession!

  • The rolling and flashing overhead made the sorrel horse almost tear gotz's hands off the wrists.

  • How our cheeks would burn when many a time we spoke of the love which was the bond between gotz and his fair Gertrude.

  • Whereat I smiled right gladly up at my new lover, and answered him in a whisper: "Not one, gotz, not one."

  • And whereas I had in no wise forgotten my tricks, I took gotz by the hem of his hood and drew his dear head down to my face.

  • Nay, it was the plume in gotz's hat, towering above the throng, which showed us that they were come.

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