"I said crosspatch," she faltered and waited bravely for the deluge.
“And you're helping her,” the crosspatch Conductor said, gruffly.
Queen Grumpy and King crosspatch refused to ride in their royal coach of gold and glass.
"He won't ever forget I called him a crosspatch," she said sadly and she blushed.
“I call Miss Winstead crosspatch now,” she said on this occasion.
King crosspatch would sigh, as he watched the old man at work.
I'm a crosspatch to-night, and I ought to sit by the fire and spin, instead of gamboling.
And it's the crosspatch Conductor's day, too—we've had an awful time coaxing him to wait!
The two heads were close together, and the crosspatch Conductor smiled as he passed them.
Mr. Blodgett said he'd telegraph to have the crosspatch Conduc—I mean the conductor—bring them with him to-morrow.