Baxter


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Baxter

(ˈbækstə)
n
1. (Biography) James (Keir). 1926–72, New Zealand lyric poet. His works include The Fallen House (1953) and In Fires of No Return (1958)
2. (Biography) Richard. 1615–91, English Puritan divine and devotional writer: prominent in church affairs during the Restoration
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Baxter, a large, greyish, throaty-voiced man, showed no enthusiasm.
M'Leod was quite willing to enter into the game of the pretended purchase, but did not see how it would help if I knew Baxter.
I was almost wicked enough to wish that Baxter had shot the housemaid instead of the dog.
I suppose that's why so many women kill themselves cooking--just as poor Amelia Baxter did.
As for Horace Baxter, he was in financial difficulties a year ago last summer, and he prayed to the Lord for help; and when his wife died and he got her life insurance he said he believed it was the answer to his prayer.
What was occupying his mind at the present moment was the thoroughly unsatisfactory conduct of his wife's brother, Bertie Baxter.
Pickersgill, having heard the school so highly spoken of by his friend, Mr Herbert Baxter, would be glad if Mr Blatherwick could take in his three sons, aged seven, nine, and eleven respectively, at the earliest convenient date.
My dear Philippa, did you ever hear of the famous Betty Baxter, who `refused a man before he'd axed her'?
Baxter Pennilow, who did everything handsomely, used to import twelve a year, two velvet, two satin, two silk, and the other six of poplin and the finest cashmere.
I looked at the card: "James Baxter, London Correspondent, New York Monitor.
At a few minutes after nine the maid, Edith Baxter, carried down to the stables his supper, which consisted of a dish of curried mutton.
Edith Baxter was within thirty yards of the stables, when a man appeared out of the darkness and called to her to stop.