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Clarke

1. Sir Arthur C(harles). born 1917, British science-fiction writer, who helped to develop the first communications satellites. He scripted the film 2001, A Space Odyssey (1968)
2. Austin. 1896--1974, Irish poet and verse dramatist. His volumes include The Vengeance of Fionn (1917), Night and Morning (1938), and Ancient Lights (1955)
3. Jeremiah. ?1673-1707, English composer and organist, best known for his Trumpet Voluntary, formerly attributed to Purcell
4. Kenneth Harry. born 1940, British Conservative politician: secretary of state for health (1988-1990); secretary of state for education (1990-1992); home secretary (1992-93); chancellor of the exchequer (1993-97)
5. Marcus (Andrew Hislop). 1846--81, Australian novelist born in England, noted for his novel For the Term of His Natural Life, published in serial form (1870--72); other works include Twixt Shadow and Shine (1875)

clarke

[klärk]
(geochemistry)
A unit of the average abundance of an element in the earth's crust, expressed as a percentage. Also known as crustal abundance.
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Clarke also allegedly said he remembered swerving and then coming to rest against a house when he took some glucose tablets.
Upon completion of the Acquisition, Holloway's Series B 6.25% convertible unsecured debentures due February 28, 2023 (the 'Debentures') will cease to be convertible into Holloway Shares and, subject to the terms of the indenture governing the Debentures, will only be convertible into 52 Clarke Shares for each $1,000 principal amount of Debentures at a conversion price of $19.23 per Clarke Share.
At the heart of the recently renovated wings of the National Gallery of Ireland stands a new stained-glass room, dominated by Harry Clarke's large Mother of Sorrows (1926) window.
However, a deputy saw Clarke inside the house through a window.
Clarke is accused of forging Mrs Harris's signature and fraudulently submitting a form to give herself a PS2,000 pay rise and reduce her weekly hours from 40 to 37.5.
Clarke also wrote songs with Nash's replacement Terry Sylvester.
Clarke might be a farm boy at heart, but today he is widely considered to be one of Utah's leading entrepreneurs.
Ames, Iowa: First National Bank entered into a Stock Purchase Agreement to acquire Clarke County State Bank in Osceola, Iowa.
David Clarke pleaded guilty to a number of serious charges including false imprisonment and firearms offences in connection with the four-hour stand-off at MFA Bowl at Bermuda Park in Nuneaton.
A CLAY pigeon shooting event hosted by Moore Stephens and Clarke Willmott "pulled" in business professionals from across the Midlands.
THE wife of jailed gangster Stephen Clarke "had it all", including exotic holidays and sports cars paid for by her husband's drugs money, prosecutors claimed yesterday.
APRIL 2010: Clarke passes out while driving a bus in Glasgow.