Frederick the Great

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Frederick the Great king of Prussia from 1740 to 1786; brought Prussia military prestige by winning the War of the Austrian Succession and the Seven Years' War (1712-1786)
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Usage

In literature:

The inverts themselves maintain that it was the same with Plato, Frederick the Great, Socrates, etc.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
Death of Frederick William I; accession of Frederick the Great to the Prussian throne.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Frederick the Great was kind and just to his subjects.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Above were ranged the crowns of the Kings of Prussia, that of Frederick the Great being in the center.
"The International Spy" by Allen Upward
What opinion of us did Frederick the Great, King of Prussia, have?
"Hero Stories from American History" by Albert F. Blaisdell
One-third of Frederick the Great's Army was made up of foreigners.
"German Problems and Personalities" by Charles Sarolea
With Frederick the Great.
"What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes" by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Wolf, who in 1783 was appointed professor of education by Zedlitz, the minister of Frederick the Great.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4" by Various
Frederick, the eldest, who, at a great age, is still alive, has never ceased verse-writing.
"A History of Nineteenth Century Literature (1780-1895)" by George Saintsbury
Such was my master's opinion of Frederick, known as the Great.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
Frederick the Great and Napoleon always attached the highest importance to the maintenance at all costs of the regimental colours.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 6" by Various
Frederick the Great and His Court.
"The Lamplighter" by Maria S. Cummins
It grows quite visible first in Frederick the Great.
"The Pentecost of Calamity" by Owen Wister
The French entered Berlin, and Napoleon despoiled Frederick the Great's tomb with his sword.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 1" by Various
In February 1874, the Emperor of Germany conferred upon Carlyle the Order of Merit which the great Frederick had himself founded.
"Thomas Carlyle" by Hector Carsewell Macpherson
Frederick the Great, 3.
"A History of the Third French Republic" by C. H. C. Wright
Frederick the Great, 216, 250, 260.
"A Historical Geography of the British Colonies" by Charles Prestwood Lucas
Then came the wars of Frederick the Great.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 6" by Various
Frederick the Great required only five hours of sleep daily.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
Frederick the Great (King of Prussia), b.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
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In poetry:

A snuff box once was made
By King Frederick the Great,
Who carved it from a walnut log
Which made the box prideful agog.
"The Snuff Box" by Joachim Ringelnatz
Her Majesty the Empress Frederick a great sensation made,
She was one of the chief attractions in the whole cavalcade;
And in her carriage was the Princess Louise, the Marchioness of Lorne,
In a beautiful white dress, which did per person adorn.
"The Queen's Jubilee Celebrations" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

Special online section features expanded coverage of the Great Frederick Fair.
TACOMA — A great-great-grandson of lumber baron Frederick Weyerhaeuser has entered the race for Congress in the 6th District to succeed departing Rep Norm Dicks.
The first great American autobiographies both appeared in the 19th century, were born of conflict and written by public men -- "The Life and Times of Frederick Douglass" and "The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S Grant.
Frederick the Great .
Germans gathered in Potsdam on Tuesday to mark the 300th birthday of Frederick the Great , a Prussian king who many say embodied values respected in today's Germany.
Country music's Justin Moore will headline the last night of grandstand stage entertainment at the 2013 Great Frederick Fair.
The Pistol Annies were the grandstand headliners Saturday night at The Great Frederick Fair.
FREDERICK II, King of Prussia, has long been famous as one of history's great generals: he attacked ruthlessly, conquered repeatedly and raised his country to the rank of a great power.
With about 40 years of quilting experience, Frederick resident Susan Pallansch won best of show in the Household Department at The Great Frederick Fair for the quilt pictured behind her, now hanging in her living room.
The Great Frederick Fair's 150th anniversary painting by Emmitsburg artist Rebecca Pearl was auctioned for $13,000 Thursday night.
Germans gathered in Potsdam on Tuesday to mark the 300th birthday of Frederick the Great, a Prussian king who many say embodied values respected in today's Germany.
A few years ago, he and his family were successful in exposing a Maryland man, Frederick I Douglas Jr, who traveled the nation for 20 years performing as Frederick Douglass and pretending to be his great-great-grandson.
Congress just approved having the District of Columbia give a statue of the great African-American historic figure Frederick Douglass for display in the US Capitol complex.
Author Frederick Bart is a self-made millionaire who can reveal great strategies that the average person can use to make that tax refund grow.
33 Frederick the Great CPE Bach Chamber Orchestra Hartmut Haenchen Manfred Friedrich, flute Buy Now.
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In science:

The mathematical history of fluid mechanics begins with Leonhard Euler who was invited by Frederick the Great to Potsdam in 1741.
Hydrodynamic Turbulence: a 19th Century Problem with a challenge for the 21st Century
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