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Topelius

[too-pey-lee-uh s]
noun
  1. Za·ka·ri·as [sah-kah-ree-ahs] /ˌsɑ kɑˈri ɑs/, 1818–98, Finnish poet and novelist.
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Historical Examples

  • There are also modern tales by a learned Scandinavian named Topelius.

    The Lilac Fairy Book

    Andrew Lang

  • Topelius is evidently a great romancer,—a great romancer in the manner of Walter Scott.

    The Book-lover

    James Baldwin

  • This year, at the first of these nights, Juhani was honored by having an introductory recitation from the Finnish poet Topelius.

    Our Little Finnish Cousin

    Clara Vostrovsky Winlow

  • He was also a very well-read man—I owe to him, for instance, my acquaintance with the writings of the Finnish novelist Topelius.

    Theodore Roosevelt

    Theodore Roosevelt

  • He lay on his sofa reading Topelius' Tales of a Surgeon and musing over his own troubles.