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Johann Christoph Friedrich Haug (1761–1829)

Haug, Johann Christoph Friedrich (houg) [Pseudonym “Hophthalmos” used in one book only]. A German poet and epigrammatist; born in Niederstotzingen, Württemberg, March 9, 1761; died at Stuttgart, Jan. 30, 1829. His fame dates from the appearance of two books: ‘Epigrams and Miscellaneous Poems,’ and ‘Epigrams.’ A fine example of his wit is ‘Two Hundred Hyperboles upon Herr Wahl’s Enormous Nose.’ He wrote also fables, ballads, and charades.