- German name of Silesia.
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Examples from the Web for schlesien
With the one and the other, Schlesien appears to have been tolerably content.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIV. (of XXI.)
Schlesien—will the reader learn to call it by that name, on occasion?History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XII. (of XXI.)
You and Colney are hard on Schlesien—or at him, I should say.
Dr. Schlesien had met and meditated on this example of the island energy.
He was punished, half way to frenzy behind his placable demeanour, by having Dr. Schlesien for chorus.
- the German name for Silesia
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