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Parkes

/pɑːks/
noun
1.
Sir Henry. 1815–96, Australian journalist and politician born in England, five times premier of New South Wales, advocate of free trade and Federation, and a founder of the public education system
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  • parkes, who was nearest to the door, started and looked over his shoulder.

    Barnaby Rudge Charles Dickens
  • "I will not be tormented with these requests, parkes," said he, peremptorily.

    Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2) Charles James Lever
  • "We shall have a gloomy report to send in to-morrow, parkes," said the elder.

    Davenport Dunn, Volume 2 (of 2) Charles James Lever
  • "I shall have to speak to parkes about this engine," I said.

    Mud and Khaki Vernon Bartlett
  • He and father talk a heap about Mr. parkes' "house" in the city.

    The Annals of Ann Kate Trimble Sharber
  • I believe Mr. parkes would be a gentleman even if he had twins.

    The Annals of Ann Kate Trimble Sharber
  • I am busy packing to-day, and am going to Mr. parkes's to dinner.

  • parkes accuses him of a want of knowledge of harmony, and of stealing from the Italians.

    Haunted London Walter Thornbury

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