Gilbert Arthur Highet (June 22, 1906 – January 20, 1978) was a Scottish-American classicist, academic, writer, intellectual, critic and literary historian.
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... as a librarian, she met and married the classicist Gilbert Highet in 1932 and moved with her husband to New York in 1937 ... She married classics scholar Gilbert Highet on September 22, 1932 ... In the 1930s, MacInnes collaborated with Highet to translate German literature, which helped finance their summer travels through Europe ...
... Highet wrote voluminously ... Immortal Profession The Joys of Teaching and Learning (1976) Another solution (1951) one of Highet's few fictional pieces, published in Harper's Magazine ...
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“Language is a living thing. We can feel it changing. Parts of it become old: they drop off and are forgotten. New pieces bud out, spread into leaves, and become big branches, proliferating.”
—Gilbert Highet (19061978)
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Had doubled him up forever.”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)