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Inger   /ˈɪŋər/   Listen

A member of western Finnish people formerly living in the Baltic province where Saint Petersburg was built.  Synonyms: Ingerman, Ingrian.

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"Inger" Quotes from Famous Books

... earlier tales comes here to its full right, and his shy, beautiful pathos gleams like hidden tears behind his genial smile. It is close wrought cloth of gold. No loosely woven spots—no shoddy woof of cheaper material. Captain Jaeger and his wife, Inger-Johanna, Joergen, Grip, nay, the whole company of sober, everyday mortals that come trooping through its chapters are so delightfully human that you feel the blood pulse under their skin at the first touch. It is a triumph indeed, to have written ...
— Essays on Scandinavian Literature • Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen

... new-year's gift to the play-goers of Bergen was St. John's Night, 1853, a piece which has not been printed; in 1854 he revived The Warrior's Barrow; in 1855 he made an immense although irregular advance with Lady Inger at Oestraat; in 1856 he produced The Feast at Solhoug; in 1857 a rewritten version of the early Olaf Liljekrans. These are the juvenile works of Ibsen, which are scarcely counted in the recognized canon ...
— Henrik Ibsen • Edmund Gosse

Words linked to "Inger" :   Russian, Soviet Russia, Ingrian, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Russia

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