Aimwell

Aimwell

pretends to be titled to wed into wealth. [Br. Lit.: The Beaux’ Stratagem]
See: Deceit
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Archer, an impoverished rake, announces, "I'm grown strange airy upon this matter" when Sir Charles announces that his friend Aimwell has inherited a fortune and his father's estate (1988, 2:5.
Their decision was made after a company controlled by them agreed to buy for a nominal value a 5% interest and corresponding carry interest in three offshore licences from Aimwell Energy Limited, Lochard said.
In The Beaux' Stratagem (a play referenced by Kate in act 3 as she plans her barmaid disguise), George Farquhar differentiates Archer from Aimwell as types of the macaroni's antecedent, just as Goldsmith contrasts Marlow and Hastings soon after their arrival.
Aimwell hath engaged me to furnish, may not have been in unison with the feelings of the generality of my readers" (444).
102) Absolom Aimwell, A Pinkster Ode for the Year 1803 (Albany, N.
Boniface Drew Eshelman Cherry Colleen Delaney Daniel Matthew Stucky Jack Archer Christopher Innvar Tom Aimwell Christian Conn Gloss Rick Foucheux Mrs.
Aimwell therefore courts Dorinda, the daughter of wealthy Lady Bountiful; meanwhile Archer, who is posing as Aimwell's servant, and Lady Bountiful's daughter-in-law, Mrs.
LONDON -- Fox Petroleum Inc (OTCBB:FXPT) along with partner Aimwell Energy, are pleased to announce that they have applied for a number of blocks in the latest UK offshore license bidding round.
This agreement allows Alamo to retain a 45% working interest in the properties and Aimwell Energy to retain 10% interest in the blocks.
LONDON -- Fox Petroleum Inc (OTCBB:FXPT) along with partner Aimwell Energy are pleased to announce the securing of four (4) 10km x 10km UK onshore license blocks in the south of England.
2 million barrels of oil and an estimated recovery rate of forty-two percent, according to Aimwell Energy Ltd.
This well, if successful, should prove up the recoverable resources estimate recently prepared by Aimwell Energy Ltd.