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Joseph Sampson, British surgeon, 1828-1886. See: Gamgee tissue.
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Her favorite characters, she says, are Samwise Gamgee and Eowyn of Rohan-the loyal friend and the woman warrior who slew the Witch-King.
Birmingham surgeon Dr Joseph Sampson Gamgee invented the surgical dressing called Gamgee Tissue - cotton wool between two layers of gauze - in 1880.
GOONIES star Sean will always be best known to fantasy fans as hobbit Samwise Gamgee, who defeated evil by helping destroy the One Ring in the Tolkien trilogy.
For magical value, nothing perhaps exceeds a page of early plot notes where Tolkien scribbled a name in pencil in the left margin: Sam Gamgee (Tolkien MS.
But Phoebe's confidence is shaken, and she will need significant help from Micah, who, not unlike Tokien's Samwise Gamgee, is sworn to protect her.
Rarely is an author as explicit in such an intent as when Tolkien, speaking through the voice of Samwise Gamgee, declares in The Two Towers:
This cedar-clad shed has a secret door, a kitchen and a fireplace - no doubt the envy of avid gardener Samwise Gamgee.
It was funded in 1873 by Joseph Sampson Gamgee, an eminent surgeon at Queen's Hospital in Birmingham whose name inspired that of JRR Tolkien's T hobbit.
When writing about a book or a film, we typically describe the action in the present tense, called the literary present: Sam Gamgee cooks a pair of rabbits for himself and Frodo in The Lord of the Rings.
Who'' and "Torchwood'' fame, as well as Malcolm "The Dark Archer'' Merlyn on "Arrow''), Jason Momoa (Khal Drogo of "Game of Thrones'' and the rumored Aquaman in the much anticipated "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice''), Sean Astin (Samwise Gamgee of "The Lord of the Rings'' trilogy) and James Marsters (Spike of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' and "Angel'') are among the celebrity guests at this year's Boston Comic Con.
In the induction room, the patient is also wrapped in a mummified manner with Gamgee Tissue to prevent hypothermia and reduce the risk of burns resulting from direct contact of cables with skin.
Working alongside Dr Ryan is her assistant Elliot, who's played by none other than Sean Astin, who's perhaps best known for playing Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.