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Pitt

1. William, known as Pitt the Elder, 1st Earl of Chatham. 1708--78, British statesman. He was first minister (1756--57; 1757--61; 1766--68) and achieved British victory in the Seven Years' War (1756--63)
2. his son William, known as Pitt the Younger. 1759--1806, British statesman. As prime minister (1783--1801; 1804--06), he carried through important fiscal and tariff reforms. From 1793, his attention was focused on the wars with revolutionary and Napoleonic France
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Sir Pitt went off after this benediction, and the solemn Tinker, rushlight in hand, led the way up the great bleak stone stairs, past the great dreary drawing-room doors, with the handles muffled up in paper, into the great front bedroom, where Lady Crawley had slept her last.
You'd better not," said one of the ostlers; "it's Sir Pitt Crawley.
Keep the box for me, Leader," exclaims the Member of Parliament to the coachman; who replied, "Yes, Sir Pitt," with a touch of his hat, and rage in his soul (for he had promised the box to a young gentleman from Cambridge, who would have given a crown to a certainty), and Miss Sharp was accommodated with a back seat inside the carriage, which might be said to be carrying her into the wide world.
Seventy-one-year-old Tony Pitts was home alone when he heard a knock at the front door.
Our senior scholar is Dr Bill Pitts, and I can testify that we are proud he is the recipient of this Festschrift.
Johnny Pitts, chief manager, Lipscomb & Pitts Insurance, LLC of Memphis, Tenn.
To raise money for the trust, an intrepid group of 15 cyclists -made up of employees from Vauxhall and Saab dealership in Telford where Mr Pitt works, as well as friends and family of the Pitts and others - will be arriving at Porthmadog this Saturday having taken part in a gruelling 90-mile cycle ride.
A classic scene from the American West thunders to life in this 1905 chromolithograph advertising poster for Buffalo Pitts Co.
Pitts Enterprises has acquired the assets of Dorsey Trailer, including Dorsey's 800,000-sq-ft plant in Elba AL.
Little Rock businessman Bryan Pitts has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison for one count of bank fraud.
Overall, our fiscal 2005 performance was solid, in spite of a variety of challenges including higher natural gas and electricity prices and disruptions in production and shipments directly caused by the hurricanes which battered the Central Gulf Coast Region," Jerry Pitts, Bayou Steel president and CEO, says.
Corey Pitts took a moment to assess the insurmountable devastation caused by Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast region this summer.