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Samuel Cockburn (physician And Homeopath) - Publications
... Samuel Cockburn, Homeopathy, a System of Medicine founded on Facts, not on Speculation, 1850 ... Samuel Cockburn, M.D ... Samuel Cockburn, An Exposition of Homeopathic Law with a Refutation of some of the Chief Objections advanced against Homeopathy being a Lecture delivered in Glasgow under ...
Cockburn, South Australia - Town History
... The town of Cockburn came into existence in 1886 (on the SA Side of the border) as a place where trains would exchange locomotives and crews ... The pressure for the expansion of Cockburn was increased with mineral discoveries at Thackaringa and Umberumberka from 1883 onwards ... for locomotives with a momentum grade 'up' from Broken Hill to Cockburn and a rising grade 'down' from Cockburn to Broken Hill ...
Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn
... Margaret Bushby Lascelles Cockburn (1829–1928) was an artist and amateur ornithologist who lived in the Nilgiris in India ... Cockburn ...
Samuel Cockburn (mercenary Leader)
... Major general (generalfältvaktmästare) Samuel Cockburn (which he usually spelled Cobron) (c ... Cockburn played a leading role in the battle of Novgorod on 16 July 1611, in particular, his regiment blew open the town gates ... Jacob de la Gardie at Novogorod to Gustav II Adolf to seek payment for Cockburn's troops - some of his regiment had already been sent back to Finland for lack of finances ...

Famous quotes containing the word cockburn:

    What arouses the indignation of the honest satirist is not, unless the man is a prig, the fact that people in positions of power or influence behave idiotically, or even that they behave wickedly. It is that they conspire successfully to impose upon the public a picture of themselves as so very sagacious, honest and well-intentioned.
    —Claud Cockburn (1904–1981)

    Next week Reagan will probably announce that American scientists have discovered that the entire U.S. agricultural surplus can be compacted into a giant tomato one thousand miles across, which will be suspended above the Kremlin from a cluster of U.S. satellites flying in geosynchronous orbit. At the first sign of trouble the satellites will drop the tomato on the Kremlin, drowning the fractious Muscovites in ketchup.
    —Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941)

    Nothing sets a person up more than having something turn out just the way it’s supposed to be, like falling into a Swiss snowdrift and seeing a big dog come up with a little cask of brandy round its neck.
    —Claud Cockburn (1904–1981)