Example sentences for: alger

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

  • 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.

  • Tanenhaus elevates Chambers to the pantheon of great American postwar intellectuals and declares Alger Hiss a Soviet spy, and no critics object.

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

  • Don Quixote is listed in the Appendix, but I could not find him in the dictionary, nor could I find quixotic, Queen of Sheba, Jeeves, Venus, Einstein (for `genius'), Hitler (for `demagogue, tryant'), Attila the Hun (for `barbarian'), Robinson Crusoe (for `castaway; lonely person')—but man Friday is in— Horatio Alger, Narcissus , etc.

  • That its recruitment of Alger Hiss, a top official present at the Yalta conference (which set the conditions for the Cold War by selling out Eastern Europe) and an architect of the United Nations (which granted independent votes to Soviet subject states of Eastern Europe), was an exception, or a trifle?


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