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  • (noun): Scottish obstetrician and surgeon who pioneered in the use of ether and discovered the anesthetic effects of chloroform (1811-1870).
    Synonyms: Sir James Young Simpson
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Frederick Alexcee
... – 1940s) was a Tsimshian carver and painter from the community of Lax Kw'alaams (Port Simpson, a.k.a ... Fort Simpson), British Columbia, Canada ... Alexee, etc.) was born in Lax Kw'alaams, then known as Fort Simpson, in 1853 ...
Jim Simpson (Australian Politician)
... James Brunton (Jim) Simpson (22 January 1905 - 10 December 1968) was an Australian politician, elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly for the Australian ... Simpson was Shotts, Lanarkshire, Scotland and educated at Dykehead public school ... Simpson was elected as the Australian Labor Party for the member for Lake Macquarie in 1950 and was re-elected in the seat until his death ...
Les Vampires - Plot - Episode 1 - "The Severed Head"
... Simpson (Rita Herlor), an American multimillionaire who desires the property ... Simpson’s money and jewels are stolen in her sleep by a masked thief, but Philipe is suspected of the crime ... Simpson into waiting in an anteroom ...
Jerry Simpson - Later Life
... the death of his child in a sawmill accident drove Simpson to move south, to Barber County, Kansas, where he bought a ranch and a herd of cattle ... and early 1884, a long, hard winter killed his entire herd, and Simpson was reduced to working as the town marshal in Medicine Lodge, Kansas ... It was during this time that Simpson, angry at his plight, first involved himself in politics, becoming an organizer for the Union Labor Party, a local offshoot of the defunct Greenback Party (of ...
Ferungulata
... Established by George Gaylord Simpson in 1945, it includes the extant Carnivora, Perissodactyla and Artiodactyla as well as Tubulidentata and a superorder, Paenungulata, plus a number of ... Although Simpson placed whales (Cetacea) in a separate cohort, recent evidence linking them to Artiodactyla would mean that they belong here as well ... Simpson established the grouping on the basis of morphological criteria, but this traditional understanding of Ferungulata has been challenged by a more recent classification ...

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    The treasures of Cathay were never found.
    In this America, this wilderness
    Where the axe echoes with a lonely sound,
    The generations labor to possess
    And grave by grave we civilize the ground.
    —Louis Simpson (b. 1923)

    I don’t want to stay on the line. He’s going to beat the s— out of me.
    —Nicole Brown Simpson (1957–1994)