- Horatio, Jr.,1834–99, U.S. novelist: author of a series of books for boys.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for alger
The contention was that a sellout was taking place led by, of all people, Richard Nixon, who originally exposed Alger Hiss.The End of the Illusion: America Finally Learns Its Limits
April 30, 2013
The battle of Shepherdstown was the last in which Colonel Alger was engaged.
Colonel Alger had returned and resumed command of his regiment.
Custer says in his report that Alger's orders were to stop at the station.
This is one of Mr. Alger's most attractive stories and is sure to please all readers.With the Swamp Fox
This mystery is getting to be as bad as the Alger books, she thought.Joan of the Journal
Helen Diehl Olds
- Horatio. 1834–99, US author of adventure stories for boys, including Ragged Dick (1867)
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