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  1. James Anthony,1818–94, English historian.
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  • Froude, I think, has misunderstood the Nibelungen-lied entirely.

  • Froude and I were nobodies; with no characters to lose, and no antecedents to fetter us.

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua

    John Henry Cardinal Newman

  • Froude was a bold rider, as on horseback, so also in his speculations.

    Apologia Pro Vita Sua

    John Henry Cardinal Newman

  • It certainly, if Froude was to be trusted, could not have been the orthodox way.

  • It is the last volume of Mr. Froude's famous History of England.

    Brother Copas

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

British Dictionary definitions for froude


  1. James Anthony . 1818–94, English historian; author of a controversial biography (1882–84) of Carlyle.
  2. his brother William . 1810–79, English civil engineer
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