HEIR


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AcronymDefinition
HEIRHome Education Information Resource (est. 1997; Georgia)
HEIRHigher Education Institution Registry
HEIRHome Equity Investment Rewards (Canada)
HEIRHungarian Eye Injury Registry
HEIRHigher Education Information Resources Alliance
HEIRHigh Energy Ion Recoil
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And out of reverence for the goal and the heir, he will hang up no more withered wreaths in the sanctuary of life.
Now be ye friends the heirs of my goal; to you throw I the golden ball.
The heirs sought everywhere, admired the breviary, laid hands on the furniture, and were greatly astonished that Spada, the rich man, was really the most miserable of uncles -- no treasures -- unless they were those of science, contained in the library and laboratories.
The heir presumptive, the very William Walter Elliot, Esq.
The heir, whose rights he had usurped, was the heir who would now have the estate.
A wing of Gaunt House was assigned to this couple; for the head of the family chose to govern it, and while he reigned to reign supreme; his son and heir, however, living little at home, disagreeing with his wife, and borrowing upon post-obits such moneys as he required beyond the very moderate sums which his father was disposed to allow him.
The day after he reached his capital the Sultan assembled his court and told them all that had befallen him, and told them how he intended to adopt the young king as his heir.
However, after a short hesitation, he answered, "Indeed, madam, it is true, everybody doth not know him to be Squire Allworthy's son; for he was never married to his mother; but his son he certainly is, and will be his heir too, as certainly as his name is Jones.
She put the heir of the house in her own child's unpainted pine cradle, and said, contemplating its slumbering form uneasily:
Thou sayest that thy husband, whom thou hast given to death, is born of one who is dead, and is heir to my throne.
Let nothing linger after-- No whispering ghost remain, In wall, or beam, or rafter, Of any hate or pain: Cleanse and call home thy spirit, Deny her leave to cast, On aught thy heirs inherit, The shadow of her past.
Then he pulled out his grandmother's will, and read it over to me, whereby it appeared that she had left a small plantation, as he called it, on York River, that is, where my mother lived, to me, with the stock of servants and cattle upon it, and given it in trust to this son of mine for my use, whenever he should hear of my being alive, and to my heirs, if I had any children, and in default of heirs, to whomsoever I should by will dispose of it; but gave the income of it, till I should be heard of, or found, to my said son; and if I should not be living, then it was to him, and his heirs.