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Parkes

(pɑːks)
n
(Biography) 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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No wonder that a man should grow restless under such an inspection as this, to say nothing of the eyes belonging to short Tom Cobb the general chandler and post-office keeper, and long Phil Parkes the ranger, both of whom, infected by the example of their companions, regarded him of the flapped hat no less attentively.
muttered Parkes, nodding gravely to the other two who nodded likewise, observing under their breaths that that was the point.
And you'd find your father rather a tough customer in argeyment, Joe, if anybody was to try and tackle him,' said Parkes.
The landlord pausing here for a very long time, Mr Parkes naturally concluded that he had brought his discourse to an end; and therefore, turning to the young man with some austerity, exclaimed:
The cronies nodded to each other, and Mr Parkes remarked in an undertone, shaking his head meanwhile as who should say, 'let no man contradict me, for I won't believe him,' that John Willet was in amazing force to-night, and fit to tackle a Chief Justice.
ON Saturday, it will be three years to the day that Hadleigh Parkes arrived in Wales.
History teacher Kirsty Parkes was sacked from her role at a high school in West Lothian in 2013 following an internal investigation.
The family of 68-year-old June Parkes said they saw "justice done" after a coroner claimed she would have survived had a necessary hospital transfer taken place sooner.
Parkes explores the ways impressionist writing not only responds to but also frames and even generates social and historical contexts from the 1870s to the 1930s.
Michael Parkes, 46, had seen his GP numerous times to deal with stress and work-related anxiety before he took his own life last June.
The annual Elvis Express to Parkes was attended by hundreds of Elvis fans and impersonators who were there for the 2014 CountryLink or TrainLink Parkes Elvis Festival which will run from Wednesday, Jan.
Simon Parkes, 45, claimed it was an "act of revenge" after Muslim extremists burned poppies in West London on Remembrance Day in 2010.