Humor & Satire

The Plays of Oscar Wilde

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How they are to be relieved we fail to discover, but that the relievers will come with all the speed which the power and wealth of the empire can command we are certain. He had the rich vein of humor and the melting pathos of the Celt, filled with a riant and illimitable imagination. Irish Subscribers to the Patriotic Fund, 160. Imperfect organization, unskillful and blundering leaders may destroy the success of such an undertaking, but it is unlikely that the enemy will do so.

Her Royal Spyness (Thorndike Core)

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R. a little higher in the estimation of Breslin. Washington communicated his plans to General Gates and asked him to take command of the forces under Cadwalader and Ewing, but Gates, already a traitor in his heart, feigned sickness and slunk away to Congress to mature his plots against Wash- ington. I was visiting relatives there--this was about 20 years ago--and without exception the guys and girls both cared not for dental hygene.

Witches Abroad (Discworld Novel)

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Praise and scold in equal measure, If your family you treasure. Owing to its position against the Atlantic sea- board with its mild moisture-laden westerly winds, Ireland is a wet country, and the frequent rain falls at all times of the year. The sleeve of his tweed coat was smudged with blood, and he held in his hand a stout stick which he shook nervously while he spoke. I had an impacted wisdom tooth out for EURO45.00 ($70) in Slovkia by an American trained dentist ...

Jeeves and the Wedding Bells (Jeeves and Wooster Novels)

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A person uses irony when, on a miserable day, he says "Nice day today, isn't it?" In 1763 he was one of the Commissioners to raise money for the erection of a market house in Baltimore, and three years later he acted in a like capacity in laying out an addition to the town. It's well you know it's a lonesome thing to be passing small towns with the lights shining sideways when the night is down, or going in strange places with a dog noising before you and a dog noising behind, or drawn to the cities where you'd hear a voice kissing and talking deep love in every shadow of the ditch, and you passing on with an empty, hungry stomach failing from your heart." — Christy "...the blow of a loy, have taught me that there's a great gap between a gallous story and a dirty deed." — Pegeen "You've turned me a likely gaffer in the end of all, the way I'll go romancing through a romping lifetime, from this hour to the dawning of the Judgment Day." — Christy The story centres on Charles Marlow, who narrates most of the book.

The Magic Mountain

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The tenant farmers were to refuse to pay unjust rents. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren't sweet, are meat. Thelwall emerges instead as a complex caricature, either a man whose slight frame, masked expression and quiet adaptability negate the strength of his oratory and reveal a political chameleon who is not, perhaps, the one-dimensional firebrand of popular construction, or alternatively a man whose credentials as a firebrand are unquestionable but whose darker motives and seditious character are far from clear.

The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party: The New No. 1 Ladies'

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The whole measure can only be described as it is in the title to this chapter, A Foreign Rule Bill, a measure to more firmly rivet British shackles on Irish limbs. At this period Michael Davitt believed that the enemy could only be conquered by the same weapons that George Washington and other great patriots adopted. These men were the moderate Pro- vincialists of Ireland, men whose natural tendencies had always been to work with the Liberal party.

The Glass-Sided Ants' Nest (The James Pibble Mysteries)

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They fought a fair fight, stout and manly, bitter and bloody, savage and hot, and vehement, and terrible, till Illan Finn beat down Fiara, so that he forced him to crouch be- neath the shelter of his shield. It is in fact the corroboration of the old axiom that history repeats itself, and Ireland is again suffering from what she has often suffered before, by being made the battlefield of political strife, not this time directly by the contention for power of the two great political parties in the state, but by a small lot of adventurers who, counting on the proba- bility of a political crisis in which the members of those two great parties likely to be returned to the House of Commons at the next general election may be nearly even, foresee the prospect and the chance of grasping the balance of power and thus earning for themselves that notoriety which otherwise it might not be easy for them to obtain. " So far as we can judge from Mr.

HEAVENLY DATE

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F. É Róisín, a first-of-class offshore patrol vessel set sail from Cork on Sunday May 1, on a three month rescue and recovery mission in the Mediterranean Sea. Maeve assembles a mighty army; it includes not only her own levy with the Ulster refugees, but forces from all the other provinces, and even the professional Gaulish soldiers settled in Leinster. After a day or two, when Colonel Kelly, Mr. He served with distinction in the French War of 1755 and 1756, and in the latter year he commanded an expedition against the Indians at Kittanning, where he seized their stores and destroyed their settlement.

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (Collector's Wodehouse)

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Accompanied by three of his neighbors, Jam.es, Robert, and Joseph Crawford, the former of whom had married a sister of his wife, he embarked for America with his family and landed safely at Charleston, S. Naturally, that reminded Lincoln of a story, and he remarked that he had known of a hotel keeper in St. He was the grandson of General Wayne's daugh- 2O0 THE IRISH IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. ter, Margaretta, his real name being Evans, but he changed it to Wayne by order of court in 1853.

About a Boy

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Parnell declared war on the Whig section of the Home Rulers and their leader Mr. Kitty Kelly, her brother Barney, and Mrs Kelly are neighbors of Rosie Feinbaum and her mother, who live over the delicatessen of Moses Ginsburg, in New York's East Side. No matter by whom written it is helping England. Breslin would invariably come down to have a look at him before he was sent to his cell. But we could not find 270 A Treasury of Irish Folklore out definitely what direction the main body of our army had taken.