Locke



Alain LeRoy
[al-in luh-roi,, lee-roi] /ˈæl ɪn ləˈrɔɪ,, ˈli rɔɪ/ (Show IPA), 1886–1954, U.S. educator and author.
David Ross (“Petroleum V. Nasby”) 1833–88, U.S. humorist and journalist.
John, 1632–1704, English philosopher.
Contemporary Examples

My first book that dealt with these matters was “English Political writers: From Locke to Burke” (Knopf, 1963).
Obama is the Real Conservative Jeffrey Hart October 30, 2008

“Barack Obama is like the wallpaper of her life,” Locke says of her two-and-a-half year-old daughter.
A Steamy Bayou Murder Mystery Celia McGee June 14, 2009

In his Second Treatise of Government, Locke helped lay the conceptual groundwork for the American rebellion.
Russell Brand: Not Quite a Messiah James Poulos October 27, 2013

Now instead of struggling over essay prompts that ask “Why do Hobbes and Locke have such different views of political authority?”
David’s Book Club: The Righteous Mind Noah Kristula-Green April 8, 2012

His first commissioned poster was of Locke for the viral campaign surrounding the ABC show Lost.
Olly Moss: The Savior of Movie Posters Marlow Stern May 8, 2011

Historical Examples

I’d like for you to say a good word for me, if it falls your way, to this Mr. Locke—and Trask.
Isle o’ Dreams Frederick F. Moore

Locke, yielding to the prejudices of the time, took the same ground.
The Works of Whittier, Volume VI (of VII) John Greenleaf Whittier

They are interesting mainly as a link between Locke and the Scottish school.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 14, Slice 1 Various

Mrs. Locke’s chinchillas are the finest ones in this country.
Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow

Locke had left the Great Eastern, and there was little chance of encountering the man elsewhere.
Lefty Locke Pitcher-Manager Burt L. Standish

noun
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
Matthew. ?1630–77, English composer, esp of works for the stage

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