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Gilbert Parker
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The collected works of Sir Humphry Davy ...: Discourses delivered before the Royal society. Elements of agricultural chemistry, pt. I (1916 edition)
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It's the people who try to be clever who never are; the people who are clever never think of trying to be.  - Gilbert Parker
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Gilbert Parker
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The Complete Works of Gilbert Parker, Library of Alexandria - ISBN: 9781465509543
Gilbert Parker
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The Works of Gilbert Parker: The battle of the strong (1913 edition)

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Born: November 23, 1862

Died: September 6, 1932 (aged 69)

Nationality: British

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Sir Horatio Gilbert George Parker, 1st Baronet, known as Gilbert Parker, Canadian novelist and British politician, was born at Camden East, Addington, Ontario, the son of Captain J. Parker, R.A.

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