William Hamilton


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Hamilton, William,

1704–54, English poet, b. Scotland. He is best known for the poem "The Braes of Yarrow" (1724).
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William Hamilton

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A mathematician who posed Hamilton's problem.

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In the two-page letter to his mistress Emma's husband, Sir William Hamilton, he says: "I am quite rejoiced to hear that you have got possession and I assure you every study of mine shall be to make you happy in it."
This notorious liaison had begun in 1799 as a menage a trois with her husband, the Scottish diplomat, collector, antiquarian, archaeologist, and volcanologist, Sir William Hamilton (1731-1803).
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The bar is owned by the team's main sponsor, William Hamilton, who's also the boss of Hamilton Tarmac.
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In 1814, in a patent application for a bottle-filling machine, one William Hamilton had sketched a bottle with a pointed bottom, forcing it to be stored lying on its side.