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 (ăsh′tən), Sir Frederick 1904-1988.
British choreographer whose ballets include The Dream (1964) and A Month in the Country (1976).

Ashton

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1. (Biography) Catherine. Baroness. born 1956, British Labour politician; High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy for the European Union from 2009
2. (Biography) Sir Frederick. 1906–88, British ballet dancer and choreographer. His ballets include Façade (1931), to music by Walton, La Fille mal gardée (1960), The Dream (1964), and A Month in the Country (1976)
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Towards Spring, we were frequently harassed by Indians; and, in May, 1782, a party assaulted Ashton's station, killed one man, and took a Negro prisoner.
There was Sir Henry Ashton, who had to leave England with a tarnished name.
Apparently, it ran in the family, after all; for it seemed there was another brother, Ashton Fisher, in India, rather more tremendous than the Viceroy.
"We jolly well have to thank him for putting some new life into the old party," Ashton Fisher was saying.
"He damns them rather well," observed Ashton. "We never had a better meeting than the one in Barkington, which generally goes Constitutional.
Sir William Ashton is a mask for a vulgar temptation, Ravenswood Castle a fine name for proud poverty, and the foreign mission of state only a Bunyan disguise for honest industry.
He wouldn't let me know any of his men friends, except those who were over seventy, like poor Lord Ashton: who afterwards, by the way, was brought into the Divorce Court.
Ashton has scored 15 tries in 26 Tests but has not touched down for England since the World Cup pool match against Scotland nine appearances, 13 months and one coaching regime ago.
PNN On Monday 22nd October, The spokesperson of Catherine Ashton, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission, Catherine Ashton, starts her five- day tour to the Middle East.
May 26, 2007 - Ashton is given a reprimand after six men launch an unprovoked attack on a 27-year-old man in Wetheral Gardens, Gateshead, who is punched in the face.
Demi Moore has told pals she's devastated after ex-husband Ashton Kutcher enjoyed a four-hour late-night liaison with Rihanna.
USUALLY the life and soul of the party, Chris Ashton cut a chastened figure as he outlined his determination to win back the hearts of the English rugby public during England's RBS Six Nations title defence.