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  • Amid salvos of applause from the Bannister youths, and blasts of the Claxon, old Dan brought "The Dove" to a stop before the Senior Fence, and bowed to the nine, grinning genially the while.

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior

  • He heard Flora cry "Stop -- stop," and the squawk of a Claxon horn.

    Men of Affairs

  • It was nearly time for the 9.30 A.M. express, but the "peace-ship" had inconsiderately stalled, and the choking, wheezing, and snorting of the engine, as old Dan frenziedly cranked, together with the Claxon, operated by Skeet Wigglesworth, rudely interrupted the Seniors 'chant.

    T. Haviland Hicks Senior

  • When Claxon came out he was not so satisfactory about the car as he might have been to his wife, who had never been inside a parlor car, and who had remained proudly in the background, where she could not see into it from the outside.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • "Know anything of a family named Claxon, down the road, here, a piece?"

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • Claxon would answer, without troubling himself to verify the inquirer; or moving from his place, that he would get round to them, and then would hammer on, or talk on with Clementina.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • "Miss Claxon -- I Stan 'corrected," pursued the shoeman.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • He found the Claxons struggling with a fresh misgiving, which Claxon expressed.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • Mrs. Claxon said, "Of cou'se," but Claxon did not assent so readily.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

  • Claxon wished to put the finishing touches on the house himself, and he was willing to suspend more profitable labors to do so.

    Ragged Lady — Volume 1

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