Schlemihl, Peter

Schlemihl, Peter, the name of a man who in Chamisso's tale sold his shadow to the devil, a synonym of one who makes a desperate or silly bargain.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Schleiermacher, Friedrich Ernest Daniel * Schliemann, Heinrich
Scheldt
Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph
Schemnitz
Schenkel, David
Scherer, Edmond
Schiller, Friedrich
Schlegel, August Wilhelm von
Schlegel, Friedrich von
Schleicher, August
Schleiermacher, Friedrich Ernest Daniel
Schlemihl, Peter
Schliemann, Heinrich
Schlossner, Friedrich Christoph
Schmalkaldic League
Schnitzer, Eduard
Scholasticism
Scholiasts
Scholium
Scholten, Hendrik
Schomberg, Duke of
Schönbrunn