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Flecker

/ˈflɛkə/
noun
1.
James Elroy. 1884–1915, English poet and dramatist; author of Hassan (1922)
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  • Tennesseans were there in force to back flecker's gelding—Trumps, and they played freely and made much noise.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • “Oh, say, I thought you were going to say twenty,” laughed flecker.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • flecker was much given to the translation of other poets, and he did not stop at translating their words.

    Old and New Masters Robert Lynd
  • Mr. Squire contends justly enough that in spite of this flecker is anything but a monotonous poet.

    Old and New Masters Robert Lynd
  • flecker, too, was there—chagrined, maddened—he too had joined his forces with the old Bishop.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • flecker was a poet who preserved the ancient balance in days in which want of balance was looked on as a sign of genius.

    Old and New Masters Robert Lynd
  • flecker groaned: “We're gone, Colonel—one thousand we put up and the one we hedged with.”

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • The advent of the war began to make flecker's verse more personal and romantic.

  • flecker, good-natured and fat, his horse in a warming-up foam, laughed till he swayed in the sulky.

    The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
  • Tennant had, we may suppose, read flecker before he wrote "How shall I tell you of the roads that stretch away?"

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