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Mr. Webster could not have hit my crotchet more exactly, if he had taken aim at it on purpose.
MIKE MARBLEUNCLE FRANK
Mediocrity had only seen the gawky stripling, with his moonstruck air, and pestilent habit of trying some new crotchet.
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
Where these means fail, and it is impossible to extract the child alive, the blunt hook or crotchet must be employed.
THE MATRON'S MANUAL OF MIDWIFERY, AND THE DISEASES OF WOMEN DURING PREGNANCY AND IN CHILDBEDFREDERICK HOLLICK
She put her foot down 29 on this little crotchet, and pressed this passing desire out of sight.
GIRLS OF THE FORESTL. T. MEADE
I have hinted to you about this crotchet of poor Charles for a long time; I was forced to do so.
RAVENSHOEHENRY KINGSLEY
Illustration is a mania of the day—a crotchet of a public whose reading appetite, it is to be feared, is in no very healthy state.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOL. 60, NO. 373, NOVEMBER 1846VARIOUS
The list of representatives of the 8th February was a harlequinade, including every republican shade and every political crotchet.
HISTORY OF THE COMMUNE OF 1871P. LISSAGARY
The reader will notice that there is a separate movement for each crotchet in the following tune.
SHAKESPEARE AND MUSICEDWARD W. NAYLOR
When, for instance, the wicked crotchet of Know-nothingism was invented, it seized the brains of the North like an infection.
A DEFENCE OF VIRGINIAROBERT L. DABNEY
Denoting that the beat of a crotchet is equal to the pulse of the pendulum of Maelzel's metronome, with the weight set at 80.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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