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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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Rachel Clarke, 38, of Westerdale Drive, in Southport, broke down in tears as she told the court she suspected the security boss of accepting illegal money, but denied knowledge of his drugs trafficking.
Putting his two cents in the debate on the relative merits of Ponting and Clarke, Chappell believes that Ponting, whom he touted as one of the three best Australian batsmen since Sir Donald Bradman, is far better than Clarke on playing ability as unlike Clarke, he was not troubled by fast, well-directed short-pitched bowling and had an exceptional fielding ability.
Doubtless, there have been incidents Clarke regrets (apologising for not walking against England in the Ashes was never going to win many Ozpoints, for example).
Against Clarke, Glaze attempted to keep the ball low when he could, but Clarke's power serves and steady shot anticipation were too much.
Mohammed Tariq, from the council's private sector housing unit, told tenant Jacqueline Clarke under no circumstances should she use the fire.
It was while living and doing low-paying odd jobs in Harlem that Clarke received what the sixth of the eleven chapters of the book calls "the essence of an education".
Clarke and Daily News golf columnist Jill Painter teed it up at the Marriott's par-3 course in Manhattan Beach recently.
Though there is no sense of pity for George or Rue, there is an overwhelming sense of injustice that binds readers to the community Clarke refers to as "a displaced Mississippi.
I will be focusing my energy on the support of the clergy with regular meetings of the regional deans and archdeacons," Archbishop Clarke wrote.
Curtis states that it "was not Clarke's wish" that I should own the rights in her works, and that Clarke "made no provision for the protection and promotion of her music after her death," which occurred in 1979.
America Alone: The Neo-Conservatives and the Global Order By Stefan Halper & Jonathan Clarke Simon & Schuster, $26.
and lower than those found to induce fetal alcohol syndrome," says Clarke in the June British Journal of Cancer.