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  • proper n. A patronymic surname.


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From Hugh + patronymic suffix -s.


  • Hewes is so cut-throat, manipulative and brilliant that it makes James Woods’ Sebastian SHARK look like a guppy.

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  • Jones would later refer to Hewes, a North Carolina merchant, as “the angel of my happiness” for his efforts to promote Jones’s career.

    John Paul Jones

  • But driven in part by panic over declining ratings for "live," or non-DVR viewing, the broadcast networks appear to be shying away from the kind of complicated, character-driven, serialized fare that allows viewers to form ongoing connections with intriguing people such as Hewes and Frobisher.


  • If they are put into M 'Hewes's hands, he will receive whatever is recoverable on them, and from the nature of his office as agent must dispose thereof according as y* law directs, independently of your attorneys or yourself.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • But it is my duty to tell you, what you appear to be apprehensive of, that your power will not annul M 'Hewes's agency according to the opperation of y* present laws.

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

  • While the young lawyer no longer works for Hewes & Associates, she still treats Patty as a kind of mentor.

    On the Set: Damages Lives to Fight Another Case

  • Whereas Damages, still sleekly suspenseful and lethally cynical, reboots by jumping three years ahead in the lives of cunning power lawyer Patty Hewes (Glenn Close) and her estranged protégé Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne), whose crusading idealism is challenged by her latest very topical cause: the unregulated and possibly illegal excesses of a private-security military contractor in Afghanistan.

    Roush Review: Rescue Me and Damages

  • But all the backstabbing and mayhem we've seen still doesn't quite prepare us for the scene being shot today at the show's Brooklyn soundstages: Glenn Close's Patty Hewes gazing tenderly into a child's eyes.

    On the Set: Damages Lives to Fight Another Case

  • Don't miss the return of "Damages" on DirecTV featuring Glenn Close's Emmy award winning performance as Rose Byrne's diabolical boss, Patty Hewes on Thursday, July 14 at 10 p.m.

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  • Hirsch plays Bill Herndon, the hard-drinking horndog legal mentor to Patty Hewes (Glenn Close), who asks him to assist her protégé Ellen Parsons (Rose Byrne) in the probe of dirty-dealing military contractor High Star.

    Cheers & Jeers: Damages — Hail, Judd Hirsch!


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