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  • The British Museum Is Falling Down (King Penguin)

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    Machinery of British Rule — Land Bailiff, Agent, and Landlord — Chairman of Quarter Sessions — Resident Magistrate — Inspectors and Sub-Inspectors of Constabulary — The "Head" — Dublin Castle Privy Council — The Irish Peasant — His Humiliating Position — Illness of Isaac Butt — His Last Moments — Death of Mr. Morgan was chosen captain of one of the Virginia companies, consisting of ninety-six men, and with it arrived in Cambridge about the middle of July, 1775.
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  • The Flying Inn

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    Austen’s popularity grew exponentially from 1870 onward, after the publication of the Memoir of Jane Austen by her nephew. Here, "Swift is attacking the Yahoo in each of us" (Ibid., 81). On K 's arrival in America he learnt the complete disaster of the cause in Dublin. This was Corydon's plan to have the officers arrested on reaching their destination. Davitt wrote the men in Manchester shortly after the rescue, regretting and explaining his inability to procure these weapons at the time.
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  • Money for Nothing

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    The English crowd were at first irreso- lute. It is very clear that he does NOT actually believe that street children should be "stewed, roasted, baked or boiled." However Popetown’s ‘third-wave’ failure here can be viewed as one the most potent markers of this era’s disintegration. Thirty women and little girls, eleven old men and boys. Men of the compromise school talk of educating the enemy's popula- tion with good results for Ireland.
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  • The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency 5-Book Boxed Set

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    The Prince of Wales gave ^250, which, in pro- portion to his wealth, was ten times his royal and imperial mother's donation. Other Anglo-Irish writers were more sympathetic. Never, of course, dreaming of so audacious an action as an attack upon the police depot in Chancery Lane, they nevertheless were prepared for all possible con- tingencies. I sneer back at the microaggression and strain to hold back tears of rage. While uneasy about the ceasefire, Kenny is concerned about his right-hand man, militant and psychotic Ginger (Ian Hart), who during a street riot kills a Catholic youth with a petrol bomb.
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  • Don't Try This at Home

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    He induced his father to emigrate to that city, where the young man studied medicine under Dr. ABOVE: Members of the Yarn School in front of a portrait of the women held at Richmond Barracks in Dublin after the Rising. Kelly, a man of brains and undoubted ability, and one of the number of capable men of superior capacity who left for Ireland during that important epoch. If newspaper book reviews--to the extent they survive--are not likely to ever abandon this model, reviews in cultural magazines, literary journals, and online generally have no particular reason to embrace it, and thus we could expect reviews from these sources to more often incorporate the descriptive function of criticism, to more fully convey to the reader an impression of the critic's own experience of reading.
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  • Here's Luck (Prion Humour Classics)

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    This bright flash of liberty sprung from the Volunteers, citizen soldiers composed in part of the patriotic dissenters of the North with a number of the more narrow-minded colonists; but several good Irishmen suc- ceeded in getting into their ranks. There can be little doubt that Puck Fair was originally associated with the Festival of Lughnasa, one of the four great festivals of ancient Ireland, that of Lughnasa being the celebration of the first fruits of the harvest.
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  • The Luck of the Bodkins by Wodehouse, P G (2008)

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    He lost his first wife soon after his arrival in Vermont, and was married, for the second time, to Beulah, the third daughter of Thomas Chit- tenden, the first Governor of the State. He inaugurates his assumption of office by a bloody massacre and promises to be as brutal a monster as his predecessor. Shot on location in Summer hill, Kilmessan and Dunboyne Co. And almost would it make a clot of gore of my heart to be combating with thee!" "How much soever thou findest fault with me to-day," said Ferdiad, "for my ill-boding mien and evil doing, it will be as an offset to my prowess."
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  • Beasts

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    When he had escorted the Englishman to the corner of Parliament and Dame streets he left him,, pointing out the route back to the hotel. He found them true Americans as well as true Irishmen, and gave them the most honored positions in his gift. Egan at this meeting said that while Mr. Sullivan, it cannot lessen the grave injury such articles do the cause of Ireland, coming from men who pose as Nation- alists. Kelly, already mentioned, was born in Galway and 78 THE IRISH NATIONAL INVINCIBLES. came to America about 185 1; he settled in New York, and with the military instincts of his race joined a regiment of the National Guard.
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  • A Game of Battleships (Chronicles of Isambard Smith)

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    They're white, they are sold by the dozen, and a week later you have to buy more. The doctrines taught by this Anglo-American coterie, as we have said before, meet no response in the great heart of the American people. At the banquet this year the Earl of Beaconsfield, K. The "plan" is spoken of with unctuous praise by the organs of the agitators, whose weekly issues are accompanied by car- toons depicting the defeat of the landlords and the triumph of the Irish peasant, always pictured as having a comfortable, happy, and well- to-do appearance.
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  • Harold Pinter Plays 1: The Birthday Party; The Room; The

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    Parnell. " John Dillon. " Michael Davitt." A number of the former are first-person narratives, and thus the stylistic tenor of the book as a whole is more varied than The Girl in the Flammable Skirt or Willful Creatures. Prime Minister of the time Kevin Rudd stated that The Chaser team "should hang their heads in shame". Dev glanced at his dejected countenance. "Don't worry," he said kindly. "If you knew what he said," began Harry, and Dev stopped him. "I know," he said, "he told you he was a Celt, he wanted us to have a free Gaelic civilization.