An admirable Crichton




An admirable Crichton :


An admirable Crichton

A person who excels in all kinds of studies and pursuits or who is noted for supreme competence

This expression originally referred to James Crichton of Clunie (1560-85?) - A Scottish nobleman renowned for his intellectual and physical prowess. In J. M. Barrie's play The Admirable Crichton (1902) the eponymous hero is a butler who takes charge when his master's family is ship wrecked on a desert island.


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