The Strangling on the Stage (A Fethering Mystery)

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Mulchinock, and some other writers. "In theology and politics we have done most. Not the Battle of Kinsale but the Flight of the Earls impressed itself on the peoples' memory. And it was not so tragic as aristocratic sagas tend to be; it had room for humor. Henry David Thoreau (1817-62), US writer. Hyde said he wanted to speak of one of the most remarkable men of whom he had ever found traces in the West of Ireland, and one of the strangest poets that ever wrote a verse or composed a stanza.

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Keep the Aspidistra Flying (CSA Word Recording)

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James was educated at the College of Philadelphia and be- came a lawyer and surveyor, settling first in Shippensburg and afterwards in York, Pa., where for many years he was the sole practitioner at the bar. Additionally, Hortense’s hope to reform Caroline’s “‘ill-regulated mind’” through proscribed feminine practices (such as day-long sock-darning) is represented ironically: “‘I will give her a system, a method of thought, a set of opinions’” (Shirley 68).

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Charlotte Street: A Novel

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Away with this supine thing called " legal agitation," this ally of one of the tentacles of this devil- fish. Elizabeth II (b. 1926), queen of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (1952– ). It is not meant any particular line of attack, where Britain's superior forces could be concen- trated to resist and capture, but rather the swift and deadly blow of the guerrilla, who delivers his assault and disappears, only to reappear and deal as deadly a blow. First the youths start throwing petrol bombs and rocks.

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Lucia in London & Mapp and Lucia: The Mapp & Lucia Novels

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Irish Bulls: Example In a debate in the Irish House of Commons, Sir Boyle Roaclie de- clared, "The profligacy of the age is such that wc see little children not able to walk or talk running about the streets and curoing their Maker." The Duke of Marlborough and all the exquisites of the viceregal court were expected to honor the Mansion House banquet by their presence. The London Times of Saturday, May 4, 1867, two days before the proposed meeting, thus- comments on the situation: 144 THE IRISH NATIONAL INVINCIBLES. " On this occasion the league expressly declare that they do not and will not ask the consent of anybody.

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The Un-Rest Cure and Other Beastly Tales (Prion Humour

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He threatens to kill Pender, who observes Mick's actions. Irish-language literature from the 1920s to the 1940s often attempted to capture and record the dying way of life of the rural Irish people. But their surmises were doomed to disappointment." On the following morning General Greene presented her to Washington, who, admiring her bravery, conferred upon her the commission of sergeant. In its columns it substituted " execu- tion " or "suppression" for what they termed murder.

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Small Holdings: A Novel

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For he is the fury of the lion, and the bursting of wrath, and the blow of doom, and the wave that drowns foes." "Speak not thus!" cried Cu Chulainn, "for I swear by my arms of valor, the oath that my people swear, that every limb and every joint will be as a pliant rush in the bed of a river under the point of the sword, if he show himself to me on the ford! To-day Ireland is inflicted with a repetition of O'Connell's movement, but one that started out with brighter hopes.

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Lord Emsworth Acts for the Best (Blandings Castle Saga) by

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A mere conspiracy will not free Ireland, this Irish Nationalist writes. The book was banned in Ireland due to the implication of incest and overall pornographic content. Sunday Independent (Living and Leisure), �The Old Lady of Stephen's Green�, 28/1/99, article on the Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin where Rock Hudson and Barbara Rush stayed while filming Captain Lightfoot. A tapered point of a pen, designed to be inserted into a penholder or fountain pen. 2. Brendan Francis Behan was a Dublin-born poet, playwright, and novelist whose works were written in both Irish and English.

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The Silent Murders (Fonthill Complete A. G. Macdonell)

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Animals/Nature Celebrities Comedians Games History Holidays Media Misc. Innuendo in British humour is evident in the literature as far back as Beowulf and Chaucer, and it is a prevalent theme in many British folk songs. Importantly, when she upbraids Robert for proposing to her like a “‘brigand who demanded [her] purse,’” she shames and reforms him: “‘Her words were a mirror in which I saw myself’” (Shirley 534). In the former sense, the humorous narrative which calls forth the laughable bur- lesque of "by the piper o' Moses" is usually the richest lie in the whole range of fiction.

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Mr Bishop and the Actress: A Raucous Regency Read (Raucous

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The worst enemies of the patriots were the Tories. The Irish people might re-elect him for Clare until doomsday, before such an absurd means of influencing an enemy's councils would be seriously discussed by British ministers. The patriots were astonished at the forbear- ance of the Highlanders under Grant all the morning, but they were merely waiting for Clinton to come up. Outside, trees were bending over against the gales; the electrical wire leading to the hotel was moving enough that you could have jumped rope with it, and black clouds were scudding along under a slate gray sky.

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The Reavers

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William O'Brien. " As writer of the letter I wish " His Lordship. " Sit down, sir." You have to choose between remaining prisoners of war and sharing the honor of fighting for the liberty of our country." A gigantic fire sweeps the city, and Terry is called into action with the antiquated horse-drawn equipment. In this article the hard-headed practical English enemy calmly dis- cusses the situation from his standpoint, and indeed from the common- sense standpoint. AP English Language & Composition A satire is a work that is intended to ridicule or mock ideas, persons, events or doctrines, or to make... fun of human faults or weaknesses.

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