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Willis

(ˈwɪlɪs)
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1. (Biography) Norman (David). 1933–2014, British trade union leader; general secretary of the Trades Union Congress (1984–93)
2. (Biography) Ted. Baron Willis of Chislehurst. 1918–92, British author. His works include the play Hot Summer Night (1959) and the novel Death May Surprise Us (1974)
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Noun1.Willis - English physician who was a pioneer in the study of the brain (1621-1675)
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Sacred To the Memory of Robert Long, Willis Ellery, Nathan Coleman, Walter Canny, Seth Macy, and Samuel Gleig, Forming one of the boats' crews of the Ship Eliza, Who were towed out of sight by a Whale, On the Off-shore Ground in the Pacific, December 31st,
Wye Town" was under the overseership of a man named Noah Willis.
One of the finest poems by Willis -- the very best in my opinion which he has ever written--has no doubt, through this same defect of undue brevity, been kept back from its proper position.
In this composition we find it difficult to recognize the Willis who has written so many mere "verses of society.
Willis, issued this touching appeal to the admirers of genius on behalf of the neglected author, his dying wife and her devoted mother, then living under very straitened circumstances in a little cottage at Fordham, N.
Willis, who for some time employed Poe as critic and sub-editor on the "Evening Mirror," wrote thus:
Miss Bertha Willis,' and that was your ma's maiden name.
That trader at Nogi died of fever, and I bought them from his partner, Sam Willis his name is, who agrees to deliver them--most likely by the Minerva next time she is down that way.
And then three or four other hats, including the glossy castor of Joe Willis, the self-elected and would-be champion of the neighbourhood, a well-to-do young butcher of twenty-eight or thereabouts, and a great strapping fellow, with his full allowance of bluster.
They are all suited now with sticks, and Joe Willis and the gipsy man have drawn the first lot.
Outgoing Willis Re CEO Steve Hearn, whose new role as CEO Willis Global encompasses oversight for Willis Re, Willis Global Specialties, Willis Faber & Dumas, Willis Global Solutions and Willis Global Placement, said, "With his market-leading Specialty expertise, proven leadership skills and Capital Markets knowledge, we are very fortunate to have someone of John's calibre internally to take on the role of CEO, Willis Re.
Listening to Bruce Willis share his feelings about a proposed fourth ``Die Hard'' movie proves instructive in relation to his latest foray into the action world, ``Tears of the Sun,'' which opens today.