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Rape of the Lock

Lord Petre, in a thoughtless moment of frolic gallantry, cut off a lock of Arabella Fermor's hair; and this liberty gave rise to a bitter feud between the two families, which Alexander Pope…

Rape

(1 syl.). The division of a county. Sussex is divided into six rapes, each of which has its river, forest, and castle. Herepp is Norwegian for a parish district, and rape in Doomsday Book i…

John Locke

John Locke was a 17th-century English philosopher whose ideas formed the foundation of liberal democracy and greatly influenced both the American and French revolutions. His contributions to philosop…

Gary Locke

Gary Locke governorBorn: 1/21/1950Birthplace: Seattle, Wash. Locke received a B.A. in political science from Yale University in 1972, and a law degree from Boston University in 1975. He worked…

Alain Locke

Alain Lockewriter, educatorBorn: 1886Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa. In addition to his long list of academic honors, Locke is credited with helping to initiate and propel the Harlem Renaissanc…

Sondra Locke

Sondra Lockeactress, directorBorn: 5/28/1947Birthplace: Shelbyville, Tennessee After her film debut in The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter (1968), for which she was nominated for an Oscar, Locke beca…

Alain Locke

The Question: Who was the first African American to be a Rhodes scholar? The Answer: Alain Locke, considered the father of the Harlem …

Matthew LOCKE

LOCKE, Matthew, (uncle of Francis Locke, and great-great-great-grandfather of Effiegene (Locke) Wingo), a Representative from North Carolina; born in the north of Ireland in 1730; immigrated to…

Francis LOCKE

Senate Years of Service: 1814-1815Party: UnknownLOCKE, Francis, (nephew of Matthew Locke), a Senator from North Carolina; born in Rowan County, N.C., October 31, 1776; attended Zion-Parnassus A…