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 (kŏb′ĭt), William 1763?-1835.
British journalist and social reformer noted for his Rural Rides (1830), a collection of essays showing the deterioration of rural life brought about by the Industrial Revolution.

Cobbett

(ˈkɒbɪt)
n
(Biography) William. 1763–1835, English journalist and social reformer; founded The Political Register (1802); author of Rural Rides (1830)

Cob•bett

(ˈkɒb ɪt)

n.
William ( “Peter Porcupine” ), 1763–1835, English political essayist and journalist.
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I agree with the late William Cobbett about picking a wife.
1763: William Cobbett, political journalist and author of Rural Rides, was born in Farnham, Surrey.
Denise Cobbett Housing for the upper working class.
Radical political writer and pamphleteer William Cobbett turned bodysnatcher to dig up Common Sense author Thomas Paine from his humble final resting place in America in 1819 with the intention of reburying it in a lavish tomb in England.
A 'wen' is a sebaceous cyst and Cobbett saw the expanding - and filthy - London as a pathological swelling on the face of the nation.
Surrey Police said: "We were called to Cobbett Hill Road, Normandy, Guildford, following a report of a man having been taken unwell, who subsequently died.
Today SOUTHAMPTON Cobbett Road Library, Cobbett Road, SO18 1HL.
UK-based natural feed additives producer and distributor Anpario plc (LSE: ANP) has acquired the business and assets of Australian distributor Cobbett Pty Ltd, the company said.
6 February 2017 - UK-based natural feed additives producer and distributor Anpario plc (LSE: ANP) has acquired the business and assets of Australian distributor Cobbett Pty Ltd, the company said.
The company's executive director for mining and metals business development, Matthew Cobbett, explained that modular plants have evolved from smaller prefabricated units to macro units where up to 90% of a facility can be pre-assembled and commissioned before transport to site, while pointing out that modular plants require smaller teams of workers on site and can reduce build times by up to 30%.
Playing on the shared roots of "conservation" and "conservatism," Castellano argues that writers ranging from William Wordsworth to William Cobbett affiliated themselves with this mode of Romantic conservatism in texts that opposed universalizing scientific, political, and financial systems' erosion of place and custom.