- Al·fred [al-frid; French al-fred] /ˈæl frɪd; French alˈfrɛd/, 1859–1935, French army officer of Jewish descent: convicted of treason 1894, 1899; acquitted 1906.
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Contemporary Examples of dreyfus
In fact, Dreyfus mentions that at one point during their school days Halévy refused to speak to Proust for a month.Marcel Proust’s First Poem, ‘Pederasty,’ Shows Him Struggling With Homosexuality
March 25, 2013
Now dying of cancer, the Dreyfus Affair jolts him self-rediscovery.David's Bookclub: The Guermantes Way
September 3, 2012
The Strauss-Kahn affair is obviously unrelated to the Dreyfus affair.
It is a worldview that takes its name from the French nationalist writer, contemporary of the Dreyfus Affair, Maurice Barrès.
Historical Examples of dreyfus
But that I told him would be an insult to Dreyfus, who was insulted enough.The Paliser case
Now Dreyfus went on like a man who knew he was a wronged man.The Wisdom of Father Brown
G. K. Chesterton
I don't mean to say that he saw himself as a kind of Dreyfus.The Good Soldier
Ford Madox Ford
My case is better than Dreyfus' and Sacco-Vanzetti's combined.Revenge
That was almost as bad as the Dreyfus case as far as it went.Peck's Uncle Ike and The Red Headed Boy
George W. Peck
- Alfred (alfrɛd). 1859–1935, French army officer, a Jew whose false imprisonment for treason (1894) raised issues of anti-semitism and militarism that dominated French politics until his release (1906)