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Richard (Howard Stafford). 1907–74, British Labour politician. His diaries, published posthumously as the Crossman Papers (1975), revealed details of cabinet discussions
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  • But when his boy asked him to buy a goat Mr. crossman felt hurt.

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck
  • I don't see why they shouldn't, as well as crossman and Fakesley.

    Robbery Under Arms Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • Mr. crossman had very little to say, and said it in thundering periods.

    Comrade Yetta Albert Edwards
  • He told crossman that there was only one way to deal with a goat, and that was to be firm and look him right in the eye.

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck
  • "This goat seems tame enough," said he, turning around to speak to Mr. crossman.

    Peck's Sunshine George W. Peck
  • I'd run opposition to that old grocery around the corner from crossman's, with its fiddle and its whiskey.

  • Mr. crossman has two orchards, and we went to just the one you wouldn't have s'posed.

  • A curious exclamation from her hostess caused7 Miss crossman to pause.

    Under the Country Sky Grace S. Richmond

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