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(def 1).
Historical Examples

Phillis still called him Alcides, to his endless mystification: but she privately wondered when his labors were to begin.
Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey

The great Alcides, every labour past, Had still this monster to subdue at last.
Essay on Man Alexander Pope

After ‘Alcides” ‘lion’s robe’ is of course to be understood.
The Shakespeare-Expositor: An Aid to the Perfect Understanding of Shakespeare’s Plays Thomas Keightley

We have all been laughing a little at the notion of Alcides being in love.
Not Like Other Girls Rosa N. Carey

Finally, we find him deified in Olympus, and the epic closes with an empty bravado that none ever more worthily emulated Alcides.
Memoirs of the Dukes of Urbino, Volume II (of 3) James Dennistoun

Julius declares Alcides raised Tyndarus and Hippo-litus from the dead.
The World’s Sixteen Crucified Saviors Kersey Graves

Cadiz: in ancient times a Phœnician colony, whose coins bear the emblem of two pillars—the pillars of Hercules (Alcides).
The Lusiad Lus de Cames

She hung upon the arm of her Alcides, like a snow-drop on a rock.
The International Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3, June, 1851 Various

At this the grief and choler of Alcides blazed forth dark and infuriate.
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil

The Alcides, who was carrying the axis of the world, fallen down in physical rheumatism!
History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.) Thomas Carlyle

another name for Hercules1 (sense 1)


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