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Aaron Hill is also a professional baseball player for the Toronto Blue Jays, and a character in the Luann comic strip. Aaron Walter Hill (b. ... Baseball is a team sport in which a player on one team (the pitcher) attempts to throw a hard, fist-sized ball within a zone over home plate while a player on the other team (the batter) attempts to hit the baseball with a tapered, smooth, cylindrical bat that can... Major league affiliations American League (1977-present) East Division (1977-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 AL Pennants (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 East Division titles (5) 1985 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1991 â€¢ 1992 1993 Wild card berths (0) None Major league nicknames Toronto Blue Jays (1977-present) Major league home... Luann is a syndicated comic strip, distributed in newspapers by United Features Syndicate since March 15, 1987, featuring the ups and downs of life for a typical American teen-aged girl, Luann DeGroot. ...


Aaron Hill (February 10, 1685 - February 8, 1750) was an English dramatist and miscellaneous writer. February 10 is the 41st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... February 8 is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... Royal motto (French): Dieu et mon droit (Translated: God and my right) Englands location (dark green) within the United Kingdom (light green), with the Republic of Ireland (blue) to its west Languages None official English de facto Capital None official London de facto Largest city London Area – Total Ranked... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into theatre. ...


The son of a country gentleman of Wiltshire, Hill was educated at Westminster School, and afterwards travelled in the East. He was the author of 17 plays, some of them, such as his versions of Voltaire's Zaire and Merope, being adaptations. He also wrote poetry, which is of variable quality. Having written some satiric lines on Alexander Pope, he received in return a mention in The Dunciad, which led to a controversy between the two writers. Afterwards a reconciliation took place. He was a friend and correspondent of Samuel Richardson, whose Pamela he highly praised. In addition to his literary pursuits Hill was involved in many commercial schemes, usually unsuccessful. Wiltshire (abbreviated Wilts) is a large southern English county. ... Motto: Dat Deus Incrementum The Royal College of St. ... The last of Voltaires statues by Jean-Antoine Houdon (1781). ... In Greek mythology, several unrelated women went by the name Merope (bee-mask later reinterpreted as honey-like or eloquent), which may, therefore, have denoted a position in the cult of the Great Mother rather than a mere individuals name: Merope, one of the Heliades Merope, foster mother of... Poetry (from Ancient Greek: (poiéo/poió) = I create) is traditionally a written art form in which human language is used for its aesthetic qualities in addition to, or instead of, its notional and semantic content. ... Alexander Pope, an English poet best known for his Essay on Criticism and Rape of the Lock Pope, circa 1727. ... Alexander Pope The Dunciad is a landmark literary satire by Alexander Pope published in three different versions at different times. ... Samuel Richardson (August 19, 1689 – July 4, 1761) was a major 18th century writer best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded (1740), Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748) and Sir Charles Grandison (1753). ... Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, first published in 1740. ...


A posthumous collection of Hill's essays, letters and poems was published in 1753. His Dramatic Works were published in 1760. His biography was recorded in Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland, to the Time of Dean Swift, volume 5 (ostensibly by Theophilus Cibber but generally accepted to be of anonymous authorship). Theophilus Cibber in the role of Ancient Pistol. ...


Works

  • A Full and Just Account of the Present State of the Ottoman Empire (1709)
  • Elfrid: or The Fair Inconstant (1709)
  • Athelwold (?) a revision of Elfrid
  • The Plaindealer (1724) essays with William Bond
  • The Progress of Wit, being a caveat for the use of an Eminent Writer (1730)
  • Zara (produced 1735) after Voltaire
  • The Prompter (1735) essays
  • Merope (1749), after Voltaire

William Cranch Bond (September 9, 1789 – January 29, 1859) was an American astronomer, and the first director of Harvard College Observatory. ...

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This article incorporates public domain text from: Cousin, John William (1910). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London, J.M. Dent & sons; New York, E.P. Dutton. Image File history File links Wikiquote-logo-en. ... Wikiquote logo Wikiquote is a sister project of Wikipedia, using the same MediaWiki software. ... Project Gutenberg (often abbreviated as PG) is a volunteer effort to digitize, archive, and distribute cultural works. ... The public domain comprises the body of all creative works and other knowledge—writing, artwork, music, science, inventions, and others—in which no person or organization has any proprietary interest. ... A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature is a collection of biographies of writers by John W. Cousin, published around 1910. ...

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Aaron Hill - LoveToKnow 1911 (530 words)
AARON HILL (1685-1750), English author, was born in London on the 10th of February 1685.
Hill appears to have been a persistent correspondent, and inflicted on Pope a series of letters, which are printed in Elwin and Courthope's edition (x.
Hill died on the 8th of February 1750, and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
Aaron Hill : Sandbox.com - Aaron Hill Biography from Sandbox.com (906 words)
Aaron Hill hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth inning off Devil Rays reliever Shawn Camp in a 5-3 Blue Jays' victory on Sunday.
Aaron Hill matched his career high with four hits and drove in two runs Saturday in the Jays' 7-5 defeat of the Royals.
Hill is batting.282, but it is an empty average, as he's contributed just 18 extra-base hits, 16 walks and 23 RBI in 245 at-bats.
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