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Synonyms for Alfred

king of Wessex

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He translated books of geography, history and religion, and it is from Alfred that our English prose dates, just as English poetry dates from Caedmon.
Besides writing himself, Alfred encouraged his people to write.
To you personally, Sir Alfred, I feel that some day I shall have to express my thanks--my thanks and the thanks of the nation--in a more tangible form.
I am afraid you don't remember me, Sir Alfred," he said, "but I have been hoping for an opportunity of thanking you personally for the six ambulance cars you have endowed.
Augustine, with his blue eyes and golden hair, his ethereally flexible form and vivacious features; and Alfred, dark-eyed, with haughty Roman profile, firmly-knit limbs, and decided bearing.
Henrique, the eldest son of Alfred, was a noble, dark-eyed, princely boy, full of vivacity and spirit; and, from the first moment of introduction, seemed to be perfectly fascinated by the spirituelle graces of his cousin Evangeline.
Yes, sir," said Alfred, "I have noticed the same myself, when I have exercised him.
She burst into a passionate fit of tears; and in the safe solitude of her own room, the despairing words escaped her, "I wish I had died before I met with Alfred Hardyman
Felix Sweetsir wrote, "With pleasure, dear Alfred, if my health permits me to leave the house.
It's a jolly good life taking it all round--if it weren't for that fellow Alfred Inglethorp
Evie's had a row with Alfred Inglethorp, and she's off.
Peace secured, Alfred, who was one of the greatest of all English kings, labored unremittingly for learning, as for everything else that was useful, and he himself translated from Latin into Anglo-Saxon half a dozen of the best informational manuals of his time, manuals of history, philosophy, and religion.
Our friends, Alfred and Sophronia,' pursues Veneering the veiled prophet: 'our friends Alfred and Sophronia, you will be glad to hear, my dear fellows, are going to be married.
Being among a lot of nincompoop girls," said Alfred.
When the worst came to the worst, she had an impulse to get up and tell on Alfred Temple, but she made an effort and forced herself to keep still -- because, said she to herself, "he'll tell about me tearing the picture sure.