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Hill

(hil),
Archibald V., English biophysicist and Nobel laureate, 1886-1977. See: Hill equation, Hill plot, initial heat.

Hill

(hil),
Austin Bradford, British medical statistician, 1897-1991. See: Hill criteria of evidence.

Hill

(hil),
Harold A., 20th-century U.S. radiologist. See: Hill-Sachs lesion.

Hill

(hil),
Leonard Erskine, English physiologist, 1866-1952. See: Hill sign, Hill phenomenon.

Hill

(hil),
Lucius D., 20th-century U.S. thoracic surgeon. See: Hill operation.

Hill

(hil),
Robert, 20th-century British plant physiologist. See: Hill reaction.
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I doubt whether Eustace did not internally pronounce the whole thing a bore, until I led him to my predecessor's little ruined, rustic summer house, midway on the hillside.
Immediately below him the hillside fell away, clean and cleared for fifteen hundred feet, where a little village of stone-walled houses, with roofs of beaten earth, clung to the steep tilt.
And so they moved down the hillside toward the gates of Manator--Tara, Princess of Helium, and Ghek, the kaldane of Bantoom--and surrounding them rode the savage, painted warriors of U-Dor, dwar of the 8th Utan of O-Tar, Jeddak of Manator.
On foot, tripping, stumbling, leading the animal, he forced his way up the hillside.
A band of Indians had trailed me and had me nearly surrounded; the shot had been fired with an execrable aim by a fellow who had caught sight of me from the hillside above.
For a part of the distance between Auburn and Newcastle the road-- first on one side of a creek and then on the other--occupies the whole bottom of the ravine, being partly cut out of the steep hillside, and partly built up with bowlders removed from the creek- bed by the miners.
Up a small hillside he followed a cowpath through such dense scrub that he was forced to dismount and lead his horse.
Old Johnson, in his "Wonder-Working Providence," speaking of the first settlers of this town, with whom he was contemporary, tells us that "they burrow themselves in the earth for their first shelter under some hillside, and, casting the soil aloft upon timber, they make a smoky fire against the earth, at the highest side.
But as I stood on this hillside, I foresaw that in the blinding sunshine of that land I would become acquainted with a flabby, pretending, weak-eyed devil of a rapacious and pitiless folly.
George, I cannot say; but surely a dragon was killed there, for you may see the marks yet where his blood ran down, and more by token the place where it ran down is the easiest way up the hillside.
And when no specks at all were found in several pans, he straightened up and favored the hillside with a confident glance.
The dew was falling by now; the mowers were in the sun only on the hillside, but below, where a mist was rising, and on the opposite side, they mowed into the fresh, dewy shade.

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