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Examples from the Web for heine

Historical Examples of heine

  • Hallam and Heine, and all the cry of critics, are mistaken in this matter.

  • Strangely enough he had temperament, and set to music Heine and Verlaine.


    James Huneker

  • Only because the letter was wanted for the new edition of Heine, and I had no copy of it.

  • And when you are a Heine, you may very well concede that future Heines should act just so.

  • As Heine goes on to say, savoir and pouvoir are rarely united.

British Dictionary definitions for heine


  1. Heinrich (ˈhainrɪç). 1797–1856, German poet and essayist, whose chief poetic work is Das Buch der Lieder (1827). Many of his poems have been set to music, notably by Schubert and Schumann
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