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a manservant (usually the head servant of a household) who has charge of wines and the table

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English novelist who described a fictitious land he called Erewhon (1835-1902)

English poet (1612-1680)

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Originally from England and settled in the US, Ferry is currently in town to teach the social and service skills of age-old British butlers to staff at Rosewood Abu Dhabi, which is due to open soon.
Many butlers are trained inhouse or by those not qualified to train butlers.
Based on complaints filed by the Butlers, Phelps County authorities sought Brown on charges including burglary, trespassing and resisting arrest.
After breaking open the back door, he went to the bedroom where the Butlers were sleeping and opened fire.
Dodgers Brett Butler and Todd Hollandsworth and Atlanta Braves right-hander John Smoltz all made appearances, in that order.
When Hollandsworth arrived at the emergency room, he was greeted by Butler.
Brett Butler said Wednesday that he will attempt to return to the Dodgers this season, even if it is as a spectator.
With vigor and enthusiasm, I'm going to do everything I can to get back by the end of the year,'' Butler said from his home outside of Atlanta, ``and as something more than for (team) morale.
Brett Butler took time out from cancer Tuesday to get his hair cut.
Two weeks ago, Brett Butler started in center field for the Dodgers and had a hit.
Dodgers center fielder Brett Butler, who left the club Thursday for what was supposed to be a routine tonsillectomy, has been diagnosed with tonsil cancer.
A 16-year veteran, including all or parts of six seasons with the Dodgers, Butler told his family that his baseball career is over.
Dissatisfied Butler shareholders can join the Committee of Concerned Butler Shareholders at butlershareholders@hotmail.
If he is cleared in that exam, Butler could join the club in Montreal on Aug.
Carley said Butler, based in Montvale, New Jersey, had failed to comply with the minimum disclosure and corporate governance standards investors reasonably expect from public companies.