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Roget   /roʊʒˈeɪ/   Listen

English physician who in retirement compiled a well-known thesaurus (1779-1869).  Synonym: Peter Mark Roget.

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"Roget" Quotes from Famous Books

... letters to Tiro and one to M. Cicero. Quintus' poetry is now represented only by twenty hexameters on the signs of the zodiac; but he wrote an epic poem, Annales (ad Att. ii. 16, 4 [Quintus] 'ita remittit ut me roget ut annales suos emendem et edam'), and composed tragedies with great rapidity (ad Q.F. iii. 6, 7, 'quattuor tragoedias xvi. diebus absolvisse cum scribas, tu quidquam ab alio mutuaris?'). His admiration for Sophocles and Euripides appears in De Fin. ...
— The Student's Companion to Latin Authors • George Middleton

... analytical power was real, not a trick. If he made Legrand solve the cryptogram and boast his ability to solve others more difficult, Poe himself solved scores sent him in response to a public magazine challenge; if Dupin solved mysteries that Poe invented for him, Poe himself wrote in "Marie Roget," from newspaper accounts, the solution of a real murder mystery, and astounded Dickens by outlining the entire plot of "Barnaby Rudge" when only a few of the first chapters had been published; if he wrote ...
— Selections From Poe • J. Montgomery Gambrill

Words linked to "Roget" :   Dr., doctor, medico, physician, doc, md

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