Cyrus


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  • noun

Synonyms for Cyrus

Persian prince who was defeated in battle by his brother Artaxerxes II (424-401 BC)

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Cousin Cyrus is an old man an' consid'able trouble, but he thinks my teeth are handsome an' says I've got a splendid suit of hair.
Requests to repeat his lecture came to Bell from Cyrus W.
Capitalists treated it exactly as they treated the Atlantic Cable project when Cyrus Field visited Boston in 1862.
It was necessary that Cyrus should find the Persians discontented with the government of the Medes, and the Medes soft and effeminate through their long peace.
If Moses, Cyrus, Theseus, and Romulus had been unarmed they could not have enforced their constitutions for long--as happened in our time to Fra Girolamo Savonarola, who was ruined with his new order of things immediately the multitude believed in him no longer, and he had no means of keeping steadfast those who believed or of making the unbelievers to believe.
Cyrus, perceiving that his father gradually resumed the old direction, forbore to interfere; nor, though something began to weigh upon his heart, did his adventurous nature permit him to regret the increased length and the mystery of their way.
she exclaimed, recollecting that in the direction whence the shot proceeded Cyrus had gone to the chase.
Thus a general at the head of his army will endeavour to dethrone the monarch, as Cyrus did Astyages, despising both his manner of life and his forces; his forces for want of action, his life for its effeminacy: thus Suthes, the Thracian, who was general to Amadocus, conspired against him.
His name is Cyrus Brisk and his folks moved up from Markdale.
Its managing director, the intelligent Cyrus Field, purposed even covering all the islands of Oceanica with a vast electrical network, an immense enterprise, and one worthy of American genius.
Dowler; 'my friend, Angelo Cyrus Bantam, Esquire, M.
Such were the expressions with which Angelo Cyrus Bantam, Esquire, M.
and protesting all the way downstairs that he was most satisfied, and most delighted, and most overpowered, and most flattered, Angelo Cyrus Bantam, Esquire, M.
At precisely twenty minutes before eight o'clock that night, Angelo Cyrus Bantam, Esq.
It was a scene of gaiety, glitter, and show; of richly-dressed people, handsome mirrors, chalked floors, girandoles and wax-candles; and in all parts of the scene, gliding from spot to spot in silent softness, bowing obsequiously to this party, nodding familiarly to that, and smiling complacently on all, was the sprucely-attired person of Angelo Cyrus Bantam, Esquire, the Master of the Ceremonies.