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Hicks

 (hĭks), Edward 1780-1849.
American painter of primitive works, notably The Peaceable Kingdom, of which more than 60 versions exist.
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Hicks

(hɪks)
n.
Granville, 1902–82, U.S. writer, educator, and editor.
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Giles Hicks, living but a short distance from where I used to live, murdered my wife's cousin, a young girl between fifteen and six- teen years of age, mangling her person in the most horrible manner, breaking her nose and breastbone with a stick, so that the poor girl expired in a few hours afterward.
I assure you I found poor Hicks's judgment unfailing; I never knew him wrong.
He was as little as possible like the lamented Hicks, especially in a certain careless refinement about his toilet and utterance.
Politica: Susemihl, 1872; with German, 1878, 3rd edition, 1882; Susemihl and Hicks, 1894, etc.; O.
Take away the soup, Hicks, and to-morrow turn the cook out of the house, Jane."
He had the chain in his right claw and the shoes in his left, and he flew right away to a mill, and the mill went 'Click clack, click clack, click clack.' Inside the mill were twenty of the miller's men hewing a stone, and as they went 'Hick hack, hick hack, hick hack,' the mill went 'Click clack, click clack, click clack.'
I had other thoughts of the matter than she had; and especially, because I had given in my name to the justice of peace; and I knew that my name was so well known among the people at Hick's Hall, the Old Bailey, and such places, that if this cause came to be tried openly, and my name came to be inquired into, no court would give much damages, for the reputation of a person of such a character.
The Hicks got a two-point win against grandad Malcolm Gilbert and grandson Eddie Gilbert 21-19.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Hope Hicks, formerly one of President Donald Trump's closest aides, repeatedly declined to answer questions on Wednesday in an interview with US congressional investigators, with lawyers at her side carefully orchestrating her responses.
WASHINGTON The House Judiciary Committee will interview former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks behind closed doors today, the first time lawmakers will hear from a person linked to the president's inner circle since the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
Ryan Hicks has been named senior vice president, chief human resources officer for the Farmers Alliance Companies in McPherson, Kansas.