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Thornhill

/ ˈθɔːnˌhɪl /

noun

  1. ThornhillSir James16751734MEnglishARTS AND CRAFTS: painter Sir James. 1675–1734, English baroque painter. He is best known for decorating the Painted Hall, Greenwich Hospital (1708–27) and the interior of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral (1715–17)


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In one of its concluding chapters, he mentions "my worthy and ingenious friend, Sir James Thornhill."

Mr Thornhill wants to sell them as soon as his son is of age—an old client of mine, Thornhill.

I understood that these lands could not be sold till Mr Thornhill's son came of age, and joined in getting rid of the entail.

We had all slept on the floor at Thornhill's, but had an excellent supper of a whole cod boiled with potatoes.

Mr. Thornhill wants to sell them as soon as his son is of age—an old client of mine, Thornhill.

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