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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Turdidae.


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  • The endangered Thyolo alethe (Alethe choloensis, EN) is endemic to the forests of this ecoregion and is mainly found in the ground stratum of the mid-altitude forests.

    South Malawi montane forest-grassland mosaic

  • His father was named Tecelin, and his mother Alethe.

    Les Miserables, Volume II, Cosette

  • His father was named Tecelin, and his mother Alethe.

    Les Misérables

  • Besides, she’d never measure up to his beloved Alethe, so why set herself up for failure?

    Of theVortex Born: Chapter Two

  • There are also a number of endemic bird subspecies, the brown-chested alethe (Alethe poliocephala hallae), yellow-necked greenbul (Chlorocichla falkensteini falkensteini), grey-backed camaroptera (Camaroptera brevicaudata harteri) and two subspecies of Lühder’s bushshrike, Laniarius luehderi brauni and L.l. amboimensis.

    Angolan scarp savanna and woodlands

  • Alethe, Attendant of the Sacred Ibis in the Temple of Isis at Memphis AD225

    ArtMagick: Painting of the Day

  • Such a night as this ever reminds me of the beautiful words of Willis, in his 'Contemplations;' and, like Alethe, I often ask, 'When shall I gather my wings, and, like a rushing thought, stretch onward, star by star, up into heaven?'"

    Inez A Tale of the Alamo


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