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Cloete

[kloo-tee] /ˈklu ti/
noun
1.
Stuart, 1897–1976, South African novelist, born in France.
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  • Cloete almost sorry he had come on board, because to be on that wreck keeps his chest in a tight band all the time.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • In comes Cloete out of the room at the back with some papers in his hand.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • But altogether Cloete feels more cheerful because he has shaken the ghost a bit into that Stafford.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • Cloete became excited at the possibilities of that sort of business, in which he was an expert.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • After some talk he agrees to take Cloete on board; supposed to be with an urgent message from the owners to the captain.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • Cloete sticks his chin in his hand and bites all his fingers at once.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • The coxswain stoops over Cloete and cries: Did you hear what the mate said, sir?

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • I doctored it—for the owners—tempted by a low rascal called Cloete.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • Commissioner Cloete was sent later to annex the young Republic as a reward for having redeemed it for civilisation.

    A Century of Wrong F. W. Reitz
  • Seeing this, Cloete steps out and lands him another one somewhere about the jaw.

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad

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