William Pattison
British poet
William Pattison
William Pattison was a short-lived English poet, now mostly remembered for his erotic poems. Pattison was admitted to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge in 1724, but in 1726 left for a literary life in London without taking a degree. He was supported by the London bookseller Edmund Curll, one of Alexander Pope's foes, who printed his collected works in 1728. The second volume was Cupid's metamorphoses or, love in all shapes; including a Panegyrick on Cundums.
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Liontrust tries to roar again after overhaul - This is Money
Google News - over 5 years
The fund manager has been overhauling its business over the past 14 months as it seeks to rebuild after money poured out of its funds in the wake of the departure of its star managers, Jeremy Lang and William Pattison, in 2009 and amid the economic
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Liontrust looks to grow as restructuring pays off - Reuters
Google News - over 5 years
Liontrust is trying to rebuild after bleeding the bulk of its assets following the resignation of star managers Jeremy Lang and William Pattison in early 2009, who ran most of the money it managed. [ID:nLDE6AM1WA] The company said in a previous trading
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Nassau Gets $3.25 Million To Close Insurance Scandal
NYTimes - almost 12 years
Holding a poster-size check for $3.25 million as the final restitution payment, Nassau County officials closed the book Monday on a health insurance scandal that cost taxpayers $70 million. Along with previous payments, the check brought the total restitution in the Benefit Plan Administrators scandal to $22 million, for a net loss of $48 million.
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Former Aide to County Leader Gets Prison in Insurance Case
NYTimes - over 12 years
Robert McDonald, the former deputy Nassau County executive under the administration of Thomas S. Gulotta, was sentenced on Thursday in federal court to one year and one day in prison for his involvement in a health insurance scandal that prosecutors said cost the county $70 million. He was also ordered to pay back the county $150,000 he received in
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Ex-Nassau Aide Tells of Role In County Insurance Scheme
NYTimes - almost 14 years
Robert J. McDonald, who once held the second-highest post in Nassau County government, continued his testimony in federal court yesterday about how he became the pivotal inside man in a scheme that yielded $150,000 in bribes for himself and stuck the county with a health insurance plan that cost taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. ''There's
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Metro Briefing | New York: Central Islip: 2 Plead Guilty In Corruption Scheme
NYTimes - about 14 years
A former official of the Nassau County police union and the son of a former Suffolk County Republican Party chairman pleaded guilty yesterday to having roles in a money-laundering and bribery scheme in an insurance scandal that cost Nassau County taxpayers tens of millions of dollars. David Blake, the son of former Suffolk Republican leader William
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2 More Expected to Plead Guilty In a Nassau Insurance Scandal
NYTimes - about 14 years
The final chapter in the health insurance scandal that cost Nassau County taxpayers tens of millions of dollars is headed for Federal District Court next week as three defendants in the case go on trial. Two more defendants are expected to plead guilty on Monday and agree to testify for the prosecution, according to Joseph Conway, an assistant
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Former No. 2 In Nassau Is Accused In Scheme
NYTimes - over 15 years
Federal prosecutors today accused the former top deputy to Nassau County Executive Thomas S. Gulotta and six others of bribery, fraud and money laundering in a health insurance scheme that cost taxpayers $25 million and netted those charged $12.5 million in illicit fees and payoffs, according to indictments filed here. The sweeping charges --
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METRO BRIEFING
NYTimes - about 16 years
NEW YORK LAKE GROVE: POLICE ENCOUNTERS DESCRIBED -- Four women spoke publicly for the first time yesterday about what they described as abusive encounters with Suffolk County police officers. The Suffolk County Police Department's Internal Affairs Bureau and the F.B.I. interviewed the women yesterday. One woman, who gave her name only as Ellie,
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PURCELL ACTS TO BOLSTER POLICE FORCE
NYTimes - almost 32 years
FOR several years, Nassau County has been blocked from appointing new police officers because of a dispute with the Federal Government over hiring practices. But now County Executive Francis T. Purcell says up to 200 new officers will be hired with or without Federal approval because, police officials say, the shortage of officers is threatening
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    TWENTIES
  • 1727
    Age 21
    Died in 1727.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1724
    Age 18
    Pattison was admitted to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge in 1724, but in 1726 left for a literary life in London without taking a degree.
    More Details Hide Details He was supported by the London bookseller Edmund Curll, one of Alexander Pope's foes, who printed his collected works in 1728. The second volume was Cupid's metamorphoses or, love in all shapes; including a Panegyrick on Cundums.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1706
    Age 0
    Born in 1706.
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