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Pym

(pim),
William, English physician, 1772-1861. See: Pym fever.
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Accordingly, Poe informs Pym with an array of oppositions that contemporaries would have recognized as rival ways of life: industry and agriculture, city and country, North and South.
During the composition of Less Than Angels, Pym transcribed the following passage in her diary: "`It is important that not even the slightest expression of amusement or disapproval should ever be displayed at the description of ridiculous, impossible or disgusting features in custom, cult or legend.
But I do not like your heroine carrying on with a divorced man" (MSS Pym 156, RL to BP 27 Mar.
A feminist and a realist, Pym works systematically to undermine her readers' expectations of the romantic love plot and in so doing makes use of several of the methods suggested by Boone and DuPlessis.
It is a reimagining of something that has been done one way for generations, which seems to be the mantra at PYM.
In October, Mr Pym will be made a non-executive director and chairman designate at AIB.
GORDON Brown led tributes to former Tory foreign secretary Lord Pym last night, praising him as a "man of great decency and principle".
Hosts Stuart Wilson (head of the West Midlands Business Centre), his team of Business Banking Managers and Richard Pym (group chief executive of Alliance & Leicester plc) led celebrations at a champagne reception held at The Hyatt Regency Hotel.
RINK SCORES: W Pym 19 B Thomas 20, J Curtis 27 G Eagles 7, K Rowe 18 S Slaughter 14, B Reid 22 T Richardson 19, J Tweddle 27 R Graham 14, N Stoker 15 K Tyreman 19.
THE development of Welsh youth sailing continues to breeze along as Ben Pym won the Welsh Schools Championships.
Chief executive Richard Pym said, 'In 2002, we made excellent progress against our strategic objectives - hitting our cost and revenue targets, significantly improving our capital efficiency, and maintaining high credit standards.
TOO MANY INTERPRETATIONS OF The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym (1838) have already been given: in fact, it might be said that the approaches to this text are practically exhausted, as recent recapitulatory critical studies by Richard Kopley and J.