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an admirable Crichton

a person who excels in all kinds of studies and pursuits, or who is noted for supreme competence.
This expression originally referred to James Crichton of Clunie ( 1560–85 ?), a Scottish nobleman renowned for his intellectual and physical prowess. In J. M. Barrie 's play The Admirable Crichton ( 1902 ), the eponymous hero is a butler who takes charge when his master's family is shipwrecked on a desert island.
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Alex Haswell, chief executive of The Crichton Trust, said: "I am delighted to welcome Jennifer, Isla and Ann to the team.
Prosecutor Christopher Tehrani, QC, said: "Jennifer Crichton was responsible for inflicting the injuries.
Fiscal depute Alan Parfrey told how Crichton then brazenly climbed through broken glass to scour the premises for bottles of spirits and money late on Friday October 13.
Being able to give back to the local community especially in the form of education space is important to me", stated Kevin Crichton.
A Scottish Government spokeswoman thanked Crichton for his service to the NHS over the years.
o a museum to display artifacts from the Hunterian Museum, the Crichton Archives and the Dumfries and Galloway collection.
Crichton had seven tackles, including two for lost yardage, a category he leads the Pac-12 in with 10.
Chris, of Largs, Ayrshire, revealed: "Henderson said it was Crichton and Crichton said it was Henderson.
The 5 series is a core product in BMW's portfolio and one of the top-selling models in the Middle East," Crichton said.
Still, nobody can say the Crichton method doesn't work, as entertainment if not literature.
Now with Pirate Latitudes, I have the chance to be excited about bringing this new Michael Crichton work to the screen," he added.
Crichton, 33, joined the Warriors from Newcastle and made his Test debut in 2006.
Publishers HarperCollins have announced that two recently discovered unpublished novels by Michael Crichton are to be released.
MICHAEL CRICHTON supplied Hollywood with a series of hits, and he created the hospital drama E.