- Jamesthe Admirable Crichton, 1560?–82, Scottish scholar and linguist.
- Michael,1942–2008, U.S. novelist.
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Examples from the Web for crichton
“The YA market is growing up faster than in years past, because of news, blogs, and Internet content,” Crichton explains.The Next Twilight?
March 20, 2009
Like the Admirable Crichton, no art is to her unknown, no accomplishment by her neglected.The Bacillus of Beauty
Let's go to him at once, and see if he be really this Admirable Crichton.The Lady of Lyons
Edward Bulwer Lytton
But from this to a master of all the arts, to an admirable Crichton, is a great step.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician
They, in reprisal, sacked his castle of Crichton, and nearly caught him.The Mystery of Mary Stuart
Mr. Crichton had perceived that the system of study at home did not answer.The Pillars of the House, Vol. II (of 2)
Charlotte M. Yonge
- James. 1560–82, Scottish scholar and writer, called the Admirable Crichton because of his talents
- (John) Michael. 1942–2008, US novelist, screenwriter, and film director; his thrillers, many of which have been filmed, include The Andromeda Strain (1969), Jurassic Park (1990), and Disclosure (1994)
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