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Waley

[wey-lee]
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noun
  1. ArthurArthur 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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  • A score of men splashed across the mud and lined up under Sergeant Waley.

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Waley

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