Baxter


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Baxter

1. James (Keir). 1926--72, New Zealand lyric poet. His works include The Fallen House (1953) and In Fires of No Return (1958)
2. Richard. 1615--91, English Puritan divine and devotional writer: prominent in church affairs during the Restoration
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I should like it immensely, but I must cultivate Baxter for the present.
Before a fortnight was over, Baxter admitted ruefully that M'Leod was better than most firms in the business: We buyers were coy, argumentative, shocked at the price of Holmescroft, inquisitive, and cold by turns, but Mr.
Baxter took me to his links, quite ten miles off, where in a maze of tramway lines, railroads, and nursery-maids, we skelped our divotted way round nine holes like barges plunging through head seas.
Baxter had taken me a room communicating with his own, and after lunch introduced me to a tall, horse-headed elderly lady of decided manners, whom a white-haired maid pushed along in a bath-chair through the park-like grounds of the Hydro.
I was waked between two and three in the morning from my hygienic bed by Baxter in an ulster over orange and white pyjamas, which I should never have suspected from his character.
Baxter pushed her under the wash-basins, and leaped to hold the gaunt woman who crowed and whistled as she struggled toward the window.
Baxter turned towards Miss Elizabeth in the far bed.
Baxter found a shawl which he threw over her shoulders.
Over and over she made this clear to the intent Baxter.
Yet at mid-day, when I saw Miss Mary in her bathchair, Arthurs behind and Baxter and Miss Elizabeth on either side, in the park-like grounds of the Hydro, I found it difficult to arrange my words.
Robert Baxter told me the same thing too, but I admit THAT isn't evidence.
Eliphalet Baxter lived too much alone--hadn't even a cat or dog to keep him human.