Dane


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Dane

1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Denmark
2. any of the Vikings who invaded England from the late 8th to the 11th century ad
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Search me and my dwelling; you will find nothing but three pound five of my own savings, which William Dane knows I have had these six months.
At last, when everyone rose to depart, he went towards William Dane and said, in a voice shaken by agitation--
Quatermain's ideas about ancient Danes seem to be rather confused; we have always understood that they were dark-haired people.
He, the Grendel, set off then after night was come to seek the lofty house, to see how the Ring Danes had ordered it after the service of beer.
He greeted them with joy, and after feasting and song the Danes and their King departed and left the Goths to guard the hall.
The evening passed in song and laughter, and when darkness fell the Danes lay down to rest in the hall as of old.
Now indeed had peace come to the Danes, and loaded with thanks and rewards, Beowulf returned homeward.
But Jones, as well as Partridge, was an entire stranger in London; and as he happened to arrive first in a quarter of the town, the inhabitants of which have very little intercourse with the householders of Hanover or Grosvenor-square (for he entered through Gray's-inn-lane), so he rambled about some time before he could even find his way to those happy mansions where fortune segregates from the vulgar those magnanimous heroes, the descendants of antient Britons, Saxons, or Danes, whose ancestors, being born in better days, by sundry kinds of merit, have entailed riches and honour on their posterity.
They encountered --sometimes in whole villages--Chinese, Japanese, Italians, Portuguese, Swiss, Hindus, Koreans, Norwegians, Danes, French, Armenians, Slavs, almost every nationality save American.
The strategy has included the formation of an independent tenants' scrutiny panel and a new initiative, Plus Dane Voices, that has seen more than 800 tenants and customers sign up to offer feedback on services in a way that suits them.
A few years ago, Dane attended a 30-day rehab program to battle his addiction to painkillers following a sports-related injury.