Atkinson


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Atkinson

Sir Harry Albert. 1831--92, New Zealand statesman, born in England: prime minister of New Zealand (1876--77; 1883--84; 1887--91)
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Then he looked gravely round the garden, and saw the loose figure of Atkinson standing and jingling the half-sovereign in his pocket, and beyond, in the purple twilight, the figure of the Indian sitting bolt upright upon a bank of grass with his face turned towards the setting sun.
Atkinson was leaning against a tree with a listless face; Quinton's wife was still at her window; the doctor had gone strolling round the end of the conservatory; they could see his cigar like a will-o'-the-wisp; and the fakir still sat rigid and yet rocking, while the trees above him began to rock and almost to roar.
As he came among them like a bombshell the restless Atkinson happened to be taking a turn nearer to the house front; and the doctor clutched him by the collar in a convulsive grip.
Atkinson had at length wearied of Flambeau's almost paternal custody, and had endeavoured to knock him down, which was by no means a smooth game to play with the Roi des Apaches, even after that monarch's abdication.
Then, as Atkinson rose somewhat doubtfully and gathered his hat and stick and went towards the garden gate, Father Brown said in a more serious voice: "Where is that Indian?
He was against answering Atkinson at all, but I urged him to call out and quiet the fellow, because I wanted a clear proof that Quinton was alive when I left the room for the second time.
The older travellers, being tired, went to "bye low" at the same time, and slept like tops in home-spun sheets, on husk mattresses made by Mother Atkinson, who seemed to have put some soothing powder among them, so deep and sweet was the slumber that came.
They led a very merry life; for the Atkinson girls kept up a sort of perpetual picnic; and did it so capitally, that one was never tired of it.
Addict Carter Atkinson, 21, from Middlesbrough, who was with another man, thought he was raiding a drug dealer's home.
Dalian Atkinson put Villa ahead in the first half before Dean Saunders scored the first of his two goals either side of Mark Hughes' consolation.
UKIP MEP Janice Atkinson faces a police probe after being suspended by the party following allegations "of a serious nancial nature.
Michael Mathis of the University of West Florida won the Division II C singles title over IT-Carlow's Geoffrey Atkinson in two games 21-5, 21-18.