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Peer Gynt

[peer gint; Norwegian pair gynt] /ˈpɪər ˈgɪnt; Norwegian ˈpɛər ˈgünt/
noun
1.
a play (1867) by Henrik Ibsen.
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  • Peer Gynt clears them out, and goes back to his deer-stalking.

    Epic and Romance

    W. P. Ker
  • If he didn't get a full dose of Peer Gynt every few days, he was as nervous as a Cat.

    Ade's Fables George Ade
  • But can one read "Brand" or "Peer Gynt" and ask such questions?

  • The motto of Brand was 'all or nothing'; that of Peer Gynt 'to be master of the situation.'

  • I thought of "Peer Gynt" wandering in the high home of the Trolls.

  • And that is supposed to be Peer Gynt's house—that old stue there.

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
  • This is the answer I longed to give you up at Peer Gynt's stue.

    Katharine Frensham Beatrice Harraden
  • Yet in Peer Gynt he declares "to be oneself is to slay oneself."

    Egoists James Huneker

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