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Locke

 (lŏk), Alain LeRoy 1886-1954.
American educator and writer who championed the Harlem Renaissance. His works include Four Negro Poets (1927) and Negro Art: Past and Present (1936).

Locke

, John 1632-1704.
English philosopher. In An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690) he set out the principles of empiricism, and his Two Treatises of Government (1690) influenced the Declaration of Independence.

Locke

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1. (Biography) John. 1632–1704, English philosopher, who discussed the concept of empiricism in his Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690). He influenced political thought, esp in France and America, with his Two Treatises on Government (1690), in which he sanctioned the right to revolt
2. (Biography) Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage

Locke

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John, 1632–1704, English philosopher.
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But the crossing of Chat Moss peat bog (pictured top) saw both Rennies and Vignoles resign and brought the return of George Stephenson as engineer, with Joseph Locke as his assistant.
And with Isambard Kingdom Brunel and Joseph Locke, he oversaw the development of a network of railway lines allowing the nationwide transport of goods and people.
I think it's Irish tenor Joseph Locke but my wife thinks I'm talking rubbish.
A JOSEPH Locke was born in Derry, Northern Ireland in 1917.
The Irish Famine of the 19th century is also commemorated, both at the city's Tower Museum and in the bronze seven-figure family group of Emigration Statues (a short walk away from another statue with lighter connections: that of singer Joseph Locke who died in 1999 and whose life is commemorated in the film 'Hear My Song').