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Brandt   /brænt/   Listen
Brandt

noun
1.
German statesman who as chancellor of West Germany worked to reduce tensions with eastern Europe (1913-1992).  Synonym: Willy Brandt.






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"Brandt" Quotes from Famous Books



... notices of his life and services are probably to be found in the memoirs of General Brandt, who, from being on the staff of Gneisenau's army, was brought into daily intercourse with Clausewitz in matters of duty, and also frequently met him at the table ...
— On War • Carl von Clausewitz

... said I, "it was at his mother's earnest entreaty. You can tell folks that. You can also tell them Madame Brandt is not the kind of woman to be stolen by one man from another. She is a thoroughly virtuous, good, and noble woman, and there's not a creature living who wouldn't ...
— Simon the Jester • William J. Locke

... Barnevelt, assisted by the French interest, and the Prince of Orange, supported by the English. "These were the real sources," says Lord Hardwicke, a statesman and a man of letters, deeply conversant with secret and public history, and a far more able judge than Diodati the Swiss divine, and Brandt the ecclesiastical historian, who in the synod of Dort could see nothing but what appeared in it, and gravely narrated the idle squabbles on phrases concerning predestination or grace. Hales, of Eaton, who was secretary to the ...
— Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3) • Isaac D'Israeli

... had happened on the Yukon. The shore-edges of the ice seemed sunken, and the water ran yet deeper there. But of a certainty the middle part had risen! The cheechalkos thought it an optical illusion. But old Brandt from Forty-Mile had seen the ice go out for two-and-twenty years, and he said it went out always so—"humps his back, an' gits up gits, and when he's a gitten', jest look out!" Those who, in spite of warning, ventured in hip-boots ...
— The Magnetic North • Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)



Words linked to "Brandt" :   national leader, Willy Brandt, statesman, solon



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