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(hiz; unstressed iz)
1. contraction of he is.
2. contraction of he has.
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My master told me, "there were some qualities remarkable in the YAHOOS, which he had not observed me to mention, or at least very slightly, in the accounts I had given of humankind." He said, "those animals, like other brutes, had their females in common; but in this they differed, that the she YAHOO would admit the males while she was pregnant; and that the hes would quarrel and fight with the females, as fiercely as with each other; both which practices were such degrees of infamous brutality, as no other sensitive creature ever arrived at.
She hes the liking for it, and gits the hang of things surprisin quick.
What I mean may be put into the form of a question, I said: Are dogs divided into hes and shes, or do they both share equally in hunting and in keeping watch and in the other duties of dogs?
And as he melted away into the depth of the jungle with his still struggling prize, he meditated upon the possibilities which might lie in the prowess of the Gomangani were the hes as formidable as the shes.
The figure is almost PS5million higher than what will be paid to Tradebe Healthcare, who took over the operations formerly carried out by HES, for every year of its 10-year contract.
HES said: "This is a riotous tale of mishap and mistaken identity.
Neil Gregory, deputy head of engagement at HES, said:"I'm delighted to announce that our commemorative plaque scheme is once again open for nominations."
I confirmed at the meeting that HES will not be proceeding with plans to site a temporary catering facility at the castle.
HES, which entered liquidation last month, removed waste from every hospital, GP surgery, dental practice and pharmacy in Scotland, as well as a number of NHS trusts in England.
We are very pleased to receive orphan drug designation for dexpramipexole for HES, said Michael Bozik, M.D., CEO of Knopp Biosciences.
Adverse effects of HES evidenced by RTCs 90-day mortality RRT VISEP--HES 41.0% 31.0% VISEP--Control 33.9% 18.8% CHEST--HES 18.0% 7.0% CHEST--Control 17.0% 5.8% 6S--HES 51.0% 22.0% 6S--Control 43.0% 16.0% Figure 1.