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Dame Catherine. 1906-98, British novelist, known for her popular novels set in northeast England
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  • Well, it is possible; old cookson may not be so great a fool as he looks.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough
  • I hear from Mr cookson that you have been mugging lately, just as I have.

    Dr. Jolliffe's Boys Lewis Hough
  • Of these, and so many more, Mr. cookson has at this moment fifteen thousand plants.

    About Orchids Frederick Boyle
  • In the morning a sailor conducted the boys to the house where Mr. cookson had established himself.

  • On the 31st of March cookson and Keir struck track of guns, and presently they were attacked with great determination.

  • And presently they sent out cookson to me with an interpreter, and he asked why, being a soldier, I made demand of a parliament.

  • He came, and with him cookson, and it was with cookson that I debated the various proposals made.

  • He has had two large packets from Dr. cookson, who shows alacrity enough to do what is asked, and may turn up something.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald Edward FitzGerald
  • I hope we may be as successful with some other field: or rather that cookson will anticipate us and save us all trouble.

    Letters of Edward FitzGerald Edward FitzGerald
  • Next day he again went out, and found to his satisfaction that cookson was still a military asset.

    A Handbook of the Boer War Gale and Polden, Limited

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