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Crashaw

[krash-aw] /ˈkræʃ ɔ/
noun
1.
Richard, 1613–49, English poet.
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  • Crashaw did not imitate his example; he was all officiousness, he had the air of a chief superintendent of police.

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
  • Crashaw is never quite so great as there; but he is often quite as small.

  • These men help specially to vitalise the reputations of the narrower geniuses: such as Crashaw.

  • Yet the offence is that Crashaw should ever have written them at all.

  • Crashaw is now not the only maker of verses to whom may be given the two venerable names of Poet and Saint.

  • Crashaw was one of the influences that hastened the Stotts' departure from Stoke.

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  • Mrs. Crashaw: ‘Agnes, you are the most ridiculously sensible woman in the country.’

    The Garotters William D. Howells
  • "No doubt Mrs. Stott would be proud to exhibit the horror," said Crashaw.

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  • The last matter to be touched on is the Verse of the paternal Crashaw, which has a unique character of its own.

  • Crashaw wrung his clasped hands and put the comment on one side.

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British Dictionary definitions for Crashaw

Crashaw

/ˈkræʃɔː/
noun
1.
Richard. 1613–49, English religious poet, noted esp for the Steps to the Temple (1646)
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