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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When General Atkinson made his military expedition up the Missouri, in
Yes, and Miss Atkinson, who dined with him once at the Wallises, says he is the most agreeable man she ever was in company with.
From time to time I heard some vague account of his doings: of his summons to Odessa in the case of the Trepoff murder, of his clearing up of the singular tragedy of the Atkinson brothers at Trincomalee, and finally of the mission which he had accomplished so delicately and successfully for the reigning family of Holland.
Atkinson gave me a public reception at the State House, which was attended by all classes.
Say, Corf," Atkinson bustled up to me, "is your machine running?
But my wife may be starving," I could hear Atkinson wailing as I moved on.
Mother Atkinson, as all called their hostess, was the merriest there, and the busiest; for she kept flying up to wait on the children, to bring out some new dish, or to banish the live stock, who were of such a social turn that the colt came into the entry and demanded sugar; the cats sat about in people's laps, winking suggestively at the food; and speckled hens cleared the kitchen floor of crumbs, as they joined in the chat with a cheerful clucking.
The music of an organ surprised the new-comers, and in the parlor they found Father Atkinson playing sweetly on the little instrument made by himself.
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.
Atkinson," said the doctor, forcing him to fall back; "when you can alter the effects of a drug I'll alter my decision," and, settling on his hat, he stepped out into the sunlight with the other two.
The inane Atkinson was still hanging about, humming and poking things with his knobby cane.
They's an auction on the Atkinson Ranch an' maybe I can pick up some bargains.