Example sentences for: alger

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

  • His tale is said to transcend the simplistic views of the mogul as either Horatio Alger success story or venal monopolist.

  • Unisex tweeds, seminars on family values, reminiscences of Alger Hiss, sherry all round.

  • "The only two non-Jews in the communist conspiracy," [Nixon] said, "were [Whittaker] Chambers and [Alger] Hiss.

  • Critics say reading it is "rather like looking into the new edition of a book from which half the pages had previously been torn out" (Joseph F. Perisco, the New York Times Book Review ). Controversial figures such as Alger Hiss, the Rosenbergs, and others thought by many to be the victims of the Red hunts of the '40s and '50s are confirmed as spies.

  • Just as old lefties could never concede that Alger Hiss was guilty and Kennedy hands must keep downplaying evidence of JFK's recklessness, they'll keep on spouting the spin.

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