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  • noun Archaic form of Slav.


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  • A women of a foreign race, with strange blood in her veins and the wild, passionate Sclave nature, without character, without understanding of what we here call duty and morality; and you with your rigid principles, with your sensitive feeling of honor, it could ultimately lead to but one end.

    The Northern Light E. Werner 1878

  • She had long since reached maturity, but she was accompanied by her daughter by her first marriage, Zalika Rojanow; and this young Sclave, scarcely seventeen years old, turned the heads of the simple country gentry, who after all had seen but little of the world, by her grace and strange beauty, and the fascination of her warm southern temperament.

    The Northern Light E. Werner 1878

  • "Ah, here comes Herr Klesmer," said Mrs. Arrowpoint, rising; and presently bringing him to Gwendolen, she left them to a dialogue which was agreeable on both sides, Herr Klesmer being a felicitous combination of the German, the Sclave and the Semite, with grand features, brown hair floating in artistic fashion, and brown eyes in spectacles.

    Daniel Deronda George Eliot 1849

  • "A felicitous combination of the German, the Sclave, and the

    In the Yule-Log Glow, Book I Christmas Tales from 'Round the World 1902


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