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(ˈhær əld)
1. Harold I ( “Harefoot” ), died 1040, king of England 1035–40 (son of Canute).
2. Harold II, 1022?–66, king of England 1066: defeated at Hastings (son of Earl Godwin).
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Childe Harold not unfrequently perches himself upon the mast-head of some luckless disappointed whale-ship, and in moody phrase ejaculates: -- Roll on, thou deep and dark blue ocean, roll
It was in this hall that Harold returned the magnanimous answer to the ambassador of his rebel brother.
Harold Moore was a bilious-countenanced, studious young man.
When it began to be talked about that Georgina should be taken abroad, mamma wrote to me that I had better stop in Paris for a month with Harold, so that she could pick me up on their way to Hyeres.
Harold March was the sort of man who knows everything about politics, and nothing about politicians.
It seemed to me to be obvious that this Greek girl had been carried off by the young Englishman named Harold Latimer.
It was Harold who first made us acquainted, when I was dining one night at the Cafe Britannique, in Soho.
Harold Skimpole's children have tumbled up somehow or other.
You see how the family names recur, Thorpe, Athelstan, Harold, Edward; I've used the family names for my sons.
Lieutenant Harold Percy Smith-Oldwick, Royal Air Service, was on reconnaissance.
It was built in the old days by Harold the Saxon, but in later times death and poverty and the disfavor of the King have wrested it from his descendants.
Harold Denver, the son, was a most quiet young gentleman, and that he was busy from morning to night on the Stock Exchange.