Absolon

Absolon

vain, officious parish clerk. [Br. Lit.: Canterbury Tales, “Miller’s Tale”]
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This comment was echoed by Peter Absolon, a rail user who lives near Milford Haven.
She lived there with ex-boyfriend Jason Statham, 46, and starred in the low-budget sci-fi thriller Absolon in 2003.
uk This Is Absolon Reforming for a one-off special.
Made up of James Smithells, lead vocals, Rob Jarvis, lead guitar, Jona Old, bass and drummer Matt Absolon, the band have paid their dues sweating in tiny venues, often to minimal crowds.
The 'Once were Worriers' team will charter Bruce Abolson's Volvo 6o, Spirit of the Maid, for Race Week, and, seeing Bertrand will have a team of non-sailors with him, Absolon and two of his regular crew will be aboard to support the skipper.
As Absolon suggests in the preface: "This book is about Kaandossiwin and speaks to journeys of learning, being and doing .
Undaunted by the criticism, she turned her attention to her acting career, winning roles in the movies Ripper, Absolon, School for Seduction and Three, as well as TV series such as Smallville and Marple.
For example, Buchanan-Brown diminishes the achievements of John Absolon, a British Romantic book-illustrator of considerable importance, with a surprisingly glib remark: "He draws correctly, but he leaves me completely unmoved.
Former Greenhead College student Clare Absolon, 19, has just started a six-month teaching project in the country and she is relishing the task of teaching students at the Can Tho University.
The aim is to gain recognition for the brand in the on-trade, but then we see it as a real off-trade brand in the future," said Tom Absolon, commercial director of Malcolm Cowen.