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Weeks retained an unparalleled legal team, which included bitter political rivals Hamilton and Burr.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Yet according to Hamilton, “it was quickly apparent that other than pecuniary consolation would be acceptable.”
She jumped bail to Canada, with more than $1 million in cash and diamonds, and settled in Hamilton, Ontario.Meet 'The Queen of Thieves' Marm Mandelbaum, New York City's First Mob Boss|J. North Conway|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I think it will be a long, long time before you see another government report on the best seller list,” said Hamilton.
Kean recalled his first Meet the Press invitation, when he said he would appear only with Hamilton.
All these, according to Wodrow, were let go after being disarmed; but Hamilton himself tells a very different tale.Claverhouse|Mowbray Morris
The siege of Colchester terminated in a manner no less unfortunate than Hamilton's engagement for the royal cause.
The host, however, had only reiterated the familiar view of General Hamilton.Ars Recte Vivende|George William Curtis
But it is on my account, Hamilton,” said Louis, anxiously; “I cannot bear that you should quarrel with him for me.Louis' School Days|E. J. May
Upon arriving near the Indian country, he built forts Hamilton and Jefferson and garrisoned them.
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Word Origin and History for hamilton
Atlantic island, named for Spanish explorer Juan de Bermudez (d.1570), who discovered it c.1515. Bermuda shorts first attested 1946 (in "The Princeton Alumni Weekly"), from the type of garb worn by U.S. tourists there. Bermuda triangle in the supernatural sense was popular from 1972. As the adjective form, Bermudian (1777) holds seniority over Bermudan (1895).