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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 would come in to have his chop and make the girl laugh.

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

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

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • At this George lays his arms and his head on his desk, so that Cloete feels sorry for him.

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

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • Seeing this, Cloete steps out and lands him another one somewhere about the jaw.

    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
  • We were standing together just before you went over, Mr. Cloete?

    Within the Tides Joseph Conrad
  • Cloete is dragged into the life-boat and the coxswain tumbles in.

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