Richard (Howard Stafford). 1907–74, British Labour politician. His diaries, published posthumously as the Crossman Papers (1975), revealed details of cabinet discussions

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Examples from the Web for crossman

Historical Examples of crossman

  • But when his boy asked him to buy a goat Mr. Crossman felt hurt.

    Peck's Sunshine

    George W. Peck

  • Mr. Crossman had very little to say, and said it in thundering periods.

    Comrade Yetta

    Albert Edwards

  • I don't see why they shouldn't, as well as Crossman and Fakesley.

    Robbery Under Arms

    Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood

  • He told Crossman that there was only one way to deal with a goat, and that was to be firm and look him right in the eye.

    Peck's Sunshine

    George W. Peck

  • "This goat seems tame enough," said he, turning around to speak to Mr. Crossman.

    Peck's Sunshine

    George W. Peck