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 Alessio.Alexander and the Robber. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Ale’thes (3 syl.).
 
An ambassador from Egypt to King Al’adine. He is represented as a man of low birth raised to the highest rank, subtle, false, deceitful, and wily.—Tasso: Jerusalem Delivered.   1
 


 Alessio.Alexander and the Robber. 

 
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