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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|Jacob Heilbrunn|April 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I have always thought of Helen Gurley Brown as the female version of a Horatio Alger hero—the American dream of a self-made woman.Helen Gurley Brown Was the Practical Goddess of Love to Ordinary Women|Gail Sheehy|August 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The candidate who is accused of instigating class warfare seems like she has stepped out of a Horatio Alger story.
Jody Alger, 48, an unemployed casino waitress, guards her tunnel with a BB gun.
In 1996, he was enshrined in the Horatio Alger Association.
But in none of his stories did Alger ever portray a tougher background or give it a bigger skyrocket finish.David Lannarck, Midget|George S. Harney
Then Shakespeare comes to his aid: 'There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio,' etc.Dream Tales and Prose Poems|Ivan Turgenev
Did not Shakspeare write, 'There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy'?Etidorhpa or the End of Earth.|John Uri Lloyd
The company marched away with great hopes, but spent almost the whole period of the war at Camp Alger, near Washington.Historic Fredericksburg|John T. Goolrick
"There needs no ghost come from the dead to tell us that, Horatio," he said, cheerily.Mystic London:|Charles Maurice Davies