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Alexander of the North

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Charles XII. of Sweden, so called from his military achievements. He was conquered at Pultowa, in Russia (1709), by Czar Peter the Great (1682–1718).

“Repressing here


The frantic Alexander of the North.”


Thomson: Winter.

The Persian Alexander. Sandjar (1117–1158).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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