Example sentences for: alfred

How can you use “alfred” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • One regrets the inevitable parting with words that have served us since Anglo-Saxon times and were here before King Alfred.

  • The following year, Castelli gave Johns a one-man exhibition; Alfred Barr, of the Museum of Modern Art, attended, and agreed to purchase four works.

  • The new play by Alfred Uhry ( Driving Miss Daisy )--a romantic comedy about self-hating Jews in Atlanta on the eve of World War II--is said to teeter between the "the serious-comedy tradition of Neil Simon's autobiographical trilogy" (Linda Winer, Newsday ) and sitcom schmaltz.

  • French radical leftist; Dreyfusard, erstwhile bleeding-heart supporter of Capt. Alfred Dreyfus, wrongly convicted of treason in 1894 and exonerated in 1906; Cagoulard (from French wearer of a monk's cowl), a member of a sort of 1930s French Ku Klux Klan; and Communard, an adherent of the Commune of Paris, a group that took over the municipal government of the French capital and played a leading role in the post-revolutionary Reign of Terror.

  • Indeed, I quote Brian pointing out that increasing returns had been extensively discussed by the great English economist Alfred Marshall in 1891.


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