Christopher


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Christopher

Saint. 3rd century ad, Christian martyr; patron saint of travellers
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Tell him to take the beast's petticoat off," said Sir Christopher Tomling.
Sir Christopher stood a little apart, his arms folded behind his back, one heavy brown boot thrust forward, chin in as curbed, and black eyebrows lowered to shade the keen eyes.
Christopher Colombo--the great Christopher Colombo.
Christopher Colombo --pleasant name--is--is he dead?
That's Christopher, come in already, and gone to feed his chickens," she said.
said Christopher, who had, on the whole, formed a favorable impression of his sister's friend.
What I have here related of the death of Don Christopher de Gama I was told by an old man, who was an eye-witness of it: and there is a tradition in the country that in the place where his head fell, a fountain sprung up of wonderful virtue, which cured many diseases otherwise past remedy.
Confronting him, in the room in which he sat, was a boy's portrait, which anybody seeing him would have identified as Master Christopher Casby, aged ten: though disguised with a haymaking rake, for which he had had, at any time, as much taste or use as for a diving-bell; and sitting (on one of his own legs) upon a bank of violets, moved to precocious contemplation by the spire of a village church.
Philanthropists of both sexes had asked who he was, and on being informed, 'Old Christopher Casby, formerly Town-agent to Lord Decimus Tite Barnacle,' had cried in a rapture of disappointment,
Don't be in a hurry, Christopher,' replied his patron, 'we'll drink your mother.
An excellent woman that mother of yours, Christopher,' said Mr Swiveller.
Well," said Christopher Newman, stretching his arms a little, with a sigh, "I envy you.

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