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Crashaw

[krash-aw] /ˈkræʃ ɔ/
noun
1.
Richard, 1613–49, English poet.
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  • Crashaw is never quite so great as there; but he is often quite as small.

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

  • Crashaw, if his genius had been less irregular and jaculative, might have been such.

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

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
  • "No doubt Mrs. Stott would be proud to exhibit the horror," said Crashaw.

    The Wonder J. D. Beresford
  • Even Mr. Crashaw, I fancy, does not appreciate the—peculiarities of the situation.

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

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  • Crashaw must have been blue with anger; he could hardly repeat the story to me, he was so agitated.

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  • I can't see as it's any business of Mr. Crashaw's, sir, if you'll forgive me for sayin' so.

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  • "No, not altogether," replied Crashaw, drawing his eyebrows together.

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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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