- 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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“We were forced to operate as if we were running some Kingston sound system clash,” recalls Parkes.
Parkes managed to gasp through the choking, “Is there something wrong with the money?”
Parkes, who was nearest to the door, started and looked over his shoulder.Barnaby Rudge
"We shall have a gloomy report to send in to-morrow, Parkes," said the elder.
"I will not be tormented with these requests, Parkes," said he, peremptorily.
"I shall have to speak to Parkes about this engine," I said.Mud and Khaki
I believe Mr. Parkes would be a gentleman even if he had twins.The Annals of Ann
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