- American pathologist who discovered bacteria of the genus Rickettsia and determined the cause and methods of transmission of Rocky Mountain spotted fever and typhus.
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Two other Ricketts siblings, Todd and Peter, also have a piece of the action with the ball club.
But by early afternoon, a Ricketts aide was disavowing the Jeremiah Wright plan, proclaiming that it went too far.
I've never met Ricketts, and for all I know, he may ultimately have had the sense to kill the plan.Race-Baiting Campaign Proposed Against Obama Revisits What We Thought Was Past
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"Mrs. Ricketts has been good enough, your Highness—" began the Jew.
Nor was he all this time in ignorance of Mrs. Ricketts's character.
"My heart's chain wove,'" smiled and whispered Mrs. Ricketts.
"He has not ventured to present himself," said Mrs. Ricketts, proudly.
"If they be moral and of irreproachable reputation," said Mrs. Ricketts.