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Christian Weise (1642–1708)

Weise, Christian (vī’ze). A German educationist and poet; born at Zittau, April 30, 1642; died there, 1708. He wrote admirable textbooks for school instruction: ‘Curious Thoughts on German Verse’ (2 vols., 1691–95); several dramas and romances; a volume of poems; ‘Overflowing Thoughts of Early Youth’ (1668). His best works are his satirical tales, as ‘The Three Chief Arch-Fools’; ‘The Bavarian Machiavel’; ‘Kathrine the Shrew.’