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Butler,

city (1990 pop. 15,714), seat of Butler co., W Pa.; inc. as a borough 1817, as a city 1917. It is located in an area with coal, natural gas, oil, and limestone resources. Glass and plastic products, machinery, and abrasives are made. Moraine State Park is there.
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Butler

See also Servant.
Balderstone, Caleb
archetypal faithful servant of the Ravens-woods. [Br. Lit.: Bride of Lammermoor]
Bunter Lord
Peter Wimsey’s foil and jack-of-all-trades. [Br. Lit.: The Nine Tailors]
Crichton
resourceful servant proves more than equal to his employers when household is marooned. [Br. Lit.: The Admirable Crichton]
Davy
Justice Shallow’s varlet; assumes identity of master. [Br. Lit.: Henry IV]
Face
Lovewit’s house servant; connives to make profit by alchemy. [Br. Lit.: The Alchemist]
French, Mr.
gentleman’s gentleman for architect and motherless children. [TV: “Family Affair” in Terrace, I, 254]
Godfrey
when the impecunious socialite is hired as a butler, he and his mistress fall in love. [Am. Cinema: My Man Godfrey in Halliwell]
Hudson, Mr.
nostalgic, punctilious master of “downstairs.” [Br. TV: Upstairs, Downstairs]
Jeeves
manservant who frequently rescues his master. [Br. Lit.: novels of P. G. Wodehouse; Espy, 337]
Lurch
Addams’s zombielike, extremely tall butler. [TV: “The Addams Family” in Terrace, I, 29]
Passepartout
bungling foil to the punctilious Fogg. [Fr. Lit.: Around the World in Eighty Days]
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Butler

1. Joseph. 1692--1752, English bishop and theologian, author of Analogy of Religion (1736)
2. Josephine (Elizabeth). 1828--1906, British social reformer, noted esp for her campaigns against state regulation of prostitution
3. Reg, full name Reginald Cotterell Butler. 1913--81, British metal sculptor; his works include The Unknown Political Prisoner (1953)
4. R(ichard) A(usten), Baron Butler of Saffron Walden, known as Rab Butler. 1902--82, British Conservative politician: Chancellor of the Exchequer (1951--55); Home Secretary (1957--62); Foreign Secretary (1963--64)
5. Samuel. 1612--80, English poet and satirist; author of Hudibras (1663--78)
6. Samuel. 1835--1902, British novelist, noted for his satirical work Erewhon (1872) and his autobiographical novel The Way of All Flesh (1903)
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Reg Butler is a freelance journalist who covers the tea, coffee, and tobacco industries for Lockwood Publications.
Reg Butler, perhaps the closest a British sculptor ever came to being the three-dimensional equivalent of Francis Bacon, and Lynn Chadwick, who beat Giacometti for the 1956 International Sculpture Prize at Venice, are just two.
1), Reg Butler, Lynn Chadwick, Geoffrey Clarke, Bernard Meadows, Eduardo Paolozzi and William Turnbull--only one, Chadwick, regularly achieves sums over 50,000 [pounds sterling] at auction, and for the others significant pieces are currently available in the 10,000-50,000 [pounds sterling] range.
Reg Butler, has been covering the tobacco, tea & coffee industries for over 60 years.
Finally, there are pieces by six artists working after 1943, including Magritte, Delvaux and the British sculptor Reg Butler.
Reg Butler, a seasoned journalist in his 70's continues to hop country to country in order to help us bring the current issues to our readers.
Correspondent Reg Butler visits Barry's Tea and Lyons in Ireland and reveals the adoration and attention lavished upon tea and coffee products by these families.
Reg Butler asks several European soluble associations and industry members to access the marketplace.
Reg Butler also writes for our sister publication, Tobacco International.
Reg Butler is a Oxfordshire, England-based journalist who has been covering the tobacco and travel industry for over 40 years.