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Waley

[wey-lee] /ˈweɪ li/
noun
1.
Arthur (Arthur David Schloss) 1889–1966, British translator of Chinese and Japanese literature.
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  • Also, Mr. Waley has devoted his energies largely to Po Ch-i.

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Waley

/ˈweɪlɪ/
noun
1.
Arthur. real name Arthur Schloss. 1889–1966, English orientalist, best known for his translations of Chinese poetry
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