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Locke

1. 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. Matthew. ?1630--77, English composer, esp of works for the stage
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Joseph Locke has obviously improved with each run and he can open his account in the the Rectangle Group Median Auction Maiden Stakes.
Q WHEN was the last public performance of the legendary Irish tenor Joseph Locke?
"He owned a dance club in Belfast and I used to sing there along with famous Irish Tenor Joseph Locke. Colin was a Geordie and we came back here and settled in Geordieland when I was 20.
Two of them, Major Magpie and Toy Top, are in action at Musselburgh today ( both are fancied to follow up and it's not impossible that Joseph Locke, his only other runner, could oblige as well.
There was a lovely version released by Joseph Locke on Columbia DB 2688.
The voice is still a belter and Doddy - may he last forever - is the only man left since Joseph Locke to fade out a session with "Goodbye" from The White Horse Inn.