Some articles on cooke:
... Cooke was born at Ealing, Middlesex his father, William Cooke, was a surgeon there, and later was appointed professor of anatomy at the University of Durham ... After five years' service in India Cooke returned home then studied medicine in Paris, and at Heidelberg under Georg Wilhelm Munke ... Cooke decided to put the invention into practical operation with the railway systems and gave up the study of anatomical model making and medicine ...
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“To have some account of my thoughts, manners, acquaintance and actions, when the hour arrives in which time is more nimble than memory, is the reason which induces me to keep a journal: a journal in which I must confess my every thought, must open my whole heart!”
—Frances Burney (17521840)
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