- Alan (Stewart),1903–88, South African novelist.
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Paton always puts them in his waste-paper basket, not in his desk.
For meanwhile Mr Paton had taken quite a wrong view of his character.
Mr. Paton then took me to Malo, where a Frenchman, Mr. I., was expecting me.Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific
She is as pretty a little pagan as ever, said Perior, glancing at Miss Paton.The Confounding of Camelia
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
She was an iron boat from Liverpool, commanded by Captain Paton.Montreal 1535-1914, Volume II (of 2)
William Henry Atherton
- Alan (Stewart). 1903–88, South African writer, noted esp for his novel dealing with racism and apartheid in South Africa, Cry, the Beloved Country (1965)
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