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 Alexander,Alexander the Corrector. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Alexander of the North.
 
Charles XII. of Sweden, so called from his military achievements. He was conquered at Pultowa, in Russia (1709), by Czar Peter the Great (1682–1718).   1
       
“Repressing here
       
The frantic Alexander of the North.”
       
Thomson: Winter.
   The Persian Alexander. Sandjar (1117–1158).   2
 


 Alexander,Alexander the Corrector. 

 
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