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.Inside London’s Wild Brixton Academy: How Gangsters and Kurt Cobain Made It London’s Top Music Venue | Tom Sykes | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Parkes managed to gasp through the choking, “Is there something wrong with the money?”Inside London’s Wild Brixton Academy: How Gangsters and Kurt Cobain Made It London’s Top Music Venue | Tom Sykes | September 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We have some very nice Americans here—the Pughs—friends of the Parkes's, really refined, intellectual people.
Miss Parkes is a dear, ardent, honest creature; and I hope we shall be good friends.
Dined at Mr. Parkes's on Sunday, and am invited to go there again to-night to meet the Smiths.
The strain had been too much, and for twenty-eight days I lay helpless, tended by the kindly and skilful hand of Surgeon Parkes.Stanley's Adventures in the Wilds of Africa | Joel Tyler Headley and William Fletcher Johnson
He had requested Sir Henry Parkes to allow him to operate on the next felon under capital sentence.