Definition of Mathias
1. Noun. United States athlete who won Olympic gold medals in the decathlon (born in 1930).
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Literary usage of Mathias
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography by James Grant Wilson, John Fiske (1898)
"Mathias was a barrister of Lincoln's Inn, when he was appointed by Charles II., ... Mathias Nicolis was appointed the first secretary of the province, ..."
2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1839)
"Mathias, the reputed author of the Pursuits of Literature, dined with us ... Mr. Mathias has an exceeding dread of being ridden or driven over in the ..."
3. History of the Christian Church by John Fletcher Hurst (1900)
"Mathias was opposed to image worship, invocation of saints, and veneration of relics, and was a strenuous advocate of the frequent reception of the Lord's ..."
4. Harvard Studies and Notes in Philology and Literature by Dept. of Modern Languages, Harvard University (1903)
"Instant from the riven main Starts the renovated earth ; 1 Mathias seems to have used the word " Runic" in an unusually elastic sense, for one of his odes ..."
5. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1910)
"One witness, WP Payne, thought Mathias Harman had been dead ... And It is argued from this that Mathias Harman could not have been living in April, 1884, ..."
6. Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions by Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers (1849)
"Mr Mathias was sometime treasurer of the household to her majesty Queen Charlotte. ... Besides the ' Pursuits of Literature,' Mr Mathias was author oí some ..."