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  • Crocked, but not a cheerleader like you know who ... likes to "talk to clapping."

    Fightin' Cock Flyer

  • Crocked, but not a cheerleader like you know who ... likes to "talk to clapping."

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  • Declaring that he was feeling “dog-tired,” Crocked: took his leave soon afterwards—though not before we had resolved upon a course of action.

    Nevermore

  • No sooner had I done so, however, than Muddy re-appeared at my door and announced that Colonel Crocked: had arrived and was eager to see me.

    Nevermore

  • As I vainly attempted to elevate myself from the floor—which appeared to be rocking in a most singular manner, not unlike the deck of a storm-tossed vessel—I became aware that Crocked; had risen from his seat and was looming directly above me, one hand out-stretched in my direction.

    Nevermore

  • “Indeed, Colonel Crocked,” I replied as the frontiersman walked back to the elbow chair and reseated himself upon it.

    Nevermore

  • It was Crocked: who initiated our discussion by inquiring about my urgent interruption of his conversation with Muddy.

    Nevermore

  • “Why,” exclaimed Crocked, “they was all about you!”

    Nevermore

  • Then, in a voice so sweetly ingenuous that it might have emanated from an angel, she inquired, “Are you really the famous Colonel Crocked:—the same one that Eddie was saying such terrible things about at dinnertime?”

    Nevermore

  • Rising swiftly from his place, Crocked: stepped behind my chair and peered over my shoulder, “Slow down, Cricket,” he said.

    Nevermore

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