- Frie·drich Gott·lieb [free-drikh gawt-leep] /ˈfri drɪx ˈgɔt lip/, 1724–1803, German poet.
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Do you know you are as bad tempered as Klopstock, the carpenter?The Young Franc Tireurs
G. A. Henty
It was to Denmark likewise that Klopstock owed the means of completing his Messias.The Life of Friedrich Schiller
The same song of Mary was read at the public funeral of Klopstock.Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)
In his odes Klopstock had more scope for his peculiar talent.
The word Telyn, as we have seen, was adopted by the bards from Klopstock.Ossian in Germany
- Friedrich Gottlieb (ˈfriːdrɪç ˈɡɔtliːp). 1724–1803, German poet, noted for his religious epic Der Messias (1748–73) and for his odes