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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Ger.).

The note B♯. Hisis, the (probably theoretical) note B♯♯.

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his

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 21 words.

A. One . . . his.

See one (b).

B. His or her.

See he

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his

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

For his or her see gender-neutrality. For the use of his to refer back to one, see one

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his

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 19 words.

For his or her see gender-neutrality. For the use of his to refer back to one, see one

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his

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

biz, Cadíz, Cadiz, fizz, frizz, gee-whiz, his, is, jizz, Liz, Ms, phiz, quiz, squiz, swizz, tizz, viz, whizz,

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his

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 134 words.

biz, Cadíz, Cadiz, fizz, frizz, gee-whiz, his, is, jizz, Liz, Ms, phiz, quiz, squiz, swizz, tizz, viz, whizz,

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his

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 26 words.

possessive adj. and pron. OE. his, gen. of HE and IT; cf. parallel forms on the base

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[His Rebellion]

John Davidson.

Edited by John Sloan.

in Selected Poems and Prose of John Davidson

Primary Text. Subjects: Literature.

Slowly he broke his mother's tender heart,

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His Architect

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 7385 words.

This chapter focuses on Morris's architect, French-born engineer Peter (Pierre) Charles L'Enfant. It describes his architectural commissions, complaints about the quality of his work, and...

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His Folly

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 9551 words.

This chapter focuses on Morris's speculative activities, mounting debt, and the continued construction of his home. By the end of 1795, it became clear that Morris's projects—his fortune,...

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“His Yankeeship”

Robert V. Haynes.

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

April 2010; p ublished online September 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8350 words.

This chapter discusses the arrival of the first governor of the Natchez District, Winthrop Sargent, whom the settlers called “His Yankeeship”. He is described as being rather temperamental,...

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His Ex

Tony Deverson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of New Zealandisms

January 2010; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 35 words.

abbreviation informal His Excellency (used of a male Governor (historical) or Governor-General). 1941 baker NZ Slang The terms

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His Plans

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6732 words.

This chapter describes how Morris's lavish lifestyle were built on something of a lie. Many saw in him the personification of wealth, and Morris himself had done all he could to foster this...

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His Release

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8507 words.

This chapter describes Robert Morris's incarceration on February 16, 1798 and its impact on Mary; the yellow fever epidemic that ravaged Philadelphia, including Morris's prison; P. Charles...

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His Family

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6528 words.

This chapter describes Morris's family and lavish lifestyle. Robert and his wife Mary had seven children whom they doted on: Thomas, William, Esther (known as Hetty), Charles, Maria, and...

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His Ruins

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 8623 words.

This chapter focuses on the sale of Morris's properties along with his other holdings. It describes English-born architect Benjamin Henry Latrobe's critique of Morris's house on Chestnut...

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His House

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 6181 words.

This chapter describes Morris's plans to build a house that would be a landmark—a residential equivalent to the State House, the library, the jail, the hospital, or one of Philadelphia's...

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His Entreaties

Ryan K. Smith.

in Robert Morris's Folly

August 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of the Americas. 13973 words.

This chapter focuses on Morris's efforts to stave off financial ruin. Morris owed British capitalist John B. Church nearly $100,000 from a 1793 loan. To London banking firm Bourdieu Chollet...

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His Life Is His Message

Koneru Ramakrishna Rao.

in Gandhi's Dharma

November 2017; p ublished online March 2018 .

Chapter. Subjects: Asian History; Political History. 8239 words.

This chapter is a thematic sketch of Gandhi’s life and the lessons we may learn from it. The chapter discusses his early life and his experiences in South Africa which had a profound...

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Kelsen and his Circle: The Viennese Years

Clemens Jabloner.

in European Journal of International Law

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

This article situates Kelsen and his work in the context of the Austrian culture in the early part of this century. After sketching out the cultural and social influences that affected his...

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Pyrrho, his Antecedents, and his Legacy

Richard Bett.

July 2003; p ublished online October 2011 .

Book. Subjects: Ancient Philosophy; Metaphysics. 280 pages.

This book presents a study of Pyrrho of Elis, who lived in the late 4th and early 3rd centuries BC and is the supposed originator of Greek scepticism. In the absence of surviving works by...

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