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Anglo-Saxon

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Definition a native or inhabitant of England prior to the Norman conquest or their descendant
  • To the Anglo-Saxon race has been intrusted the destinies of the world, during its pioneer period of struggle and conflict.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom's Cabin
  • The founder of the City of the Saints could not escape from the taste for symmetry which distinguishes the Anglo-Saxons.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • Promise me—incidental to the issue—Anglo-Saxon—dirty word—Childe Roland.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • The Anglo-Saxon foot is already on its borders.
    John O'Sullivan  --  Annexation (Texas)
  • It, too, had suffered in the border warfare between the Anglo-Saxon and the Celt, between things as they are and as they ought to be.
    E.M. Forster  --  Howards End
  • His real handle was Gurevitch, but that didn't have the dash that went with the proud Anglo-Saxon names of his heroes.
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • 'He's an Anglo-Saxon Messenger—and those are Anglo-Saxon attitudes.
    Lewis Carroll  --  Through the Looking-Glass
  • She wanted us to look like something Anglo-Saxon, carved on a tomb; or Christmas card angels, regimented in our robes of purity.
    Margaret Atwood  --  The Handmaid's Tale
  • An Anglo-Saxon, I believe.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • You are very Anglo-Saxon, Mademoiselle.
    Agatha Christie  --  Murder On The Orient Express
  • Underneath that Anglo-Saxon exterior, education and all, beats the heart of a Russian.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Well, most of the time we were on the Anglo-Saxons.
    J.D. Salinger  --  The Catcher in the Rye
  • In these trials we have accepted the Russian idea of the purpose of trials—government policy and not justice—with little relation to Anglo-Saxon heritage.
    John F. Kennedy  --  Profiles in Courage
  • I hope all that Anglo-Saxon phlegm doesn't turn you into morons," Clara said as she bade her sons goodbye.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • At the same time exhibiting those articles, and penetrating him with a sense of the appalling difficulties of the Anglo-Saxon tongue.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • It's the historical Anglo-Saxon way of making life miserable....
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • In French political circles, the RPF invasion was called "an Anglo-Saxon invasion.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • I mean those Anglo-Saxon four-letter words that everyone should be able to say.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • He had a ruddy face like an Anglo-Saxon and brown hair, and he was taller than most of Batavia's Sicilians grew.
    John Gardner  --  The Sunlight Dialogues
  • The narrowness and superficiality of the Anglo-Saxon tourist is nothing less than a menace.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View

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