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Peter Cooper

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  • PETER COOPER
    PETER COOPER
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Peter Cooper United States industrialist who built the first American locomotive; founded Cooper Union in New York City to offer free courses in the arts and sciences (1791-1883)
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Usage

In literature:

Snow Bound was written by Peter Cooper.
"What Is Man? And Other Stories" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Guess it's something Peter Cooper left over when he died.
"The Day's Work, Volume 1" by Rudyard Kipling
Peter Cooper of New York was finally selected as the candidate.
"The Agrarian Crusade" by Solon J. Buck
HORACE GREELEY, PETER COOPER, the Rev.
"Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 1, Saturday, April 2, 1870" by Various
He was, in all Christendom, plain Peter Cooper.
"Brave Men and Women" by O.E. Fuller
Peter Cooper born 1791.
"Leaves of Life" by Margaret Bird Steinmetz
Peter Cooper, of New York.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. I., No. IV., April, 1862" by Various
There wuz John Wesley, and Martin Luther, and little Peter Cooper Schack.
"Samantha at the World's Fair" by Marietta Holley
Take the word 'hammer' out of it, and put 'glue' in its place, and you have the history of Peter Cooper.
"How to Succeed" by Orison Swett Marden
Peter Cooper, it is said, taught this lesson to a friend who was talking of borrowing for six months at three per cent.
"Usury" by Calvin Elliott
Peter Cooper lived to see the institution which he had founded realize at least some of his hopes for it.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson
Mr. Hewitt married a daughter of Peter Cooper, founder of the Cooper Institute, which owes its wonderful development chiefly to him.
"James Watt" by Andrew Carnegie
If Peter Cooper received in the end a handsome sum from this investment, who could grudge him the wealth so acquired?
"Peter Cooper" by Rossiter W. Raymond
But Peter Cooper held a place in the hearts of his fellow-citizens which belonged to him alone.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 6 of 8" by Various
When Peter Cooper was making his way against odds in New York City he felt the need of an education.
"The Book of Courage" by John Thomson Faris
Peter Cooper was one of the representative men of New York.
"Peculiarities of American Cities" by Willard Glazier
A wet day and Peter Cooper's funeral.
"All the Days of My Life: An Autobiography" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Peter Cooper builds an institute for the education of the poor, does he?
"From the Easy Chair, series 2" by George William Curtis
Peter Cooper in the same year constructed a locomotive for short curves, for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
On May 6, 1854, a company was organized to lay the cable, with Peter Cooper as president.
"Great Inventions and Discoveries" by Willis Duff Piercy
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In news:

Actress Mischa Barton Sunday was well behaved while taking in an acoustic Peter Bjorn set at New York City's Cooper Square Hotel, a source told RadarOnline.com Monday.
For those students burdening themselves with student loans or working three jobs to pay their tuition, Cooper Union, founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper, has long been regarded as a different kind of college.
Hurricane Sandy turned Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village into hell in Manhattan for almost a week after the power went out.
For those students burdening themselves with student loans or working three jobs to pay their tuition, Cooper Union, founded in 1859 by Peter Cooper, has long been regarded as a different kind of college.
(AP Photo/Peter Kramer) Actor Bradley Cooper attends the Cinema Society screening of "The Hangover Part II" on Monday, May 23, 2011 in New York.
Howard County Health Officer Peter Beilenson, a prominent figure on the Maryland health scene for nearly two decades, has resigned from his job after 5 1/2 years to become CEO of the Evergreen Health Cooperative, the county announced Tuesday.
Peter Beilenson is stepping down immediately to become the chief executive officer of the Evergreen Health Cooperative, according to the county.
For the last 60 years—even when all of New York City seemed broke—the forbidding brick towers and pretty gardens of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village have stood as the goalposts of middle-class aspiration in Manhattan.
Up to 720,000 ladybugs were released at Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village, to eat the bugs that eat the greenery.
FEATURES Kayaking in the Australian desert Solitude—with wildlife—on Cooper Creek by Peter Taylor.
A group of 11 students barricaded themselves in the Peter Cooper Suite, a room on the eighth floor of the Cooper Union, at noon today.
How Peter Cooper managed to make himself deeply rich and deeply beloved at the same time.
CORRECTED-UPDATE 2- Stuyvesant Town/Peter Cooper owner, tenants settle suit.
Arrived at the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village complex on Manhattan's East Side on Thursday afternoon, packed in boxes shipped by a natural gardening company.
In 2006, the Tishman-BlackRock joint venture bought the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village apartment complexes from insurer MetLife (MET).
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In science:

Also, I acknowledge help from all the DØ and CDF contributors to this conference who submitted results on new phenomena, as well as the help of Peter Cooper in supplying the E761 result.
Searches for New Physics at the Tevatron
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