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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"Yes," answered the priest; "and his voice sounded jolly enough when we left him." 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.
It showed nothing less than his big friend Flambeau in an attitude to which he had long been unaccustomed, while upon the pathway at the bottom of the steps was sprawling with his boots in the air the amiable Atkinson, his billycock hat and walking cane sent flying in opposite directions along the path.
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.
The man credited for the rise of the Nets is Kenny Atkinson and his coaching staff, patiently toiling with the manpower they have this 2018-19 NBA season.
A MAN'S body discovered in the Ashton Canal is believed to be that of missing grandfather Stuart Atkinson, police say.
SUNDAY'S Merseyside derby at Goodison Park will be refereed by Martin Atkinson.
Brooklyn Nets coach Kenny Atkinson was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for verbal abuse of referees and not promptly leaving the court after an ejection, the league announced.
Ashley King said that he acted in self-defence when he inflicted the fatal blow as Gareth Atkinson stood in the doorway of his girlfriend Jade Walker-Saunders' flat in Lockwood.