Humor & Satire

Psychotic Episodes

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Irish Times, 19/01/04:9, �Irish in America; honours bestowed on Bono and Sheridan�, photograph of Jim Sheridan receiving award for In America from the Producers' Guild of America. The proclamation of the Boer Government in the name of the Volk- raad was signed by Kruger, Pretorius, and Joubert, expressing their desire to avoid war, but their determination to assert their independence. We‘d sit on the hood of the car and we would watch these gliders take off.

Auld Licht Idylls and A Window in Thrums (The Kailyard

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In 1 78 1, especially after the surrender of Cornwallis, the prospects of the patriots grew brighter and hope dawned once more on the destinies of the new nation. Other speeches and songs followed, and the wine-cup encircled the Rotunda Hall. The dissatisfied Orangemen — but with most of these it was more pique than patriotism — gave him warm support. One way of reading Lady Chatterley's Lover is to view the narrative as the means rather than the end of the novel.

The Hidden Life of Humans

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Another night he heard a voice crying out in the Irish, "Oh, mother, I'm killed," and in the morning there was blood upon the wall, and a child in the house not far away was dead. In this, de Botton argues that comedy can be used as a channel to secretly communicate thoughts or observations of society and other things that might be held as either offensive or treacherous by some if made publicly in a serious and formal matter. Funny Food - The New Yorker Funny Food Is a national joke ...

Manalive

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In 1847 the Sultan had offered a donation of ^10,000, but the English Ambassador at Constantinople was directed by the Queen to inform him that her contribution was to be limited to ^2000, and that the Sultan could not in good taste give any more than Her Majesty, hence the net result to the famine fund by the Queen's action was a loss of ^6000. He informed his correspondent that he had only left the house when the police arrived. As he stepped from the buckboard, he was really a sight, With his beard and moustache, so curly and white.

The Hound in the Left-hand Corner : A Novel

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In fact, Helen's father abandoned his wife and child years before, and while Nesbitt took a prominent part in the struggle for Independence and held many honorable appointments. The Mayor of Lynn, GENERAL ELECTION. 323 had worked at his trade in a boot factory and he understood this in proof of the value of two of the great social features in America, viz., the free school system and the general democratic tendency of the country. Parnell's advice to organize was quickly taken, and Land League branches started up all over the country.

Dead Brilliant

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We have car- ried Leinster, Munster, and Connaught, except one county. For instance, some theorists (like Hobbes) emphasized the use of humor to demonstrate our superiority over others. Lanyon, he was very indignant; troops were sent from that town and from Rustenburg to chastise and make prisoners the rebellious farmers. Any other measure which passes its portals for Ireland can have no more power to stop national death, than looking at a Punch and Judy show can satisfy the cravings of a hungry man.

My Name is Legion: A Novel

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And this has resulted in some pretty good TV. The enemy was very anxious to capture this daring man, whom they recognized as one of the ablest and most resolute among the Irish leaders in Dublin. Had all the signs of gearing up for a series, but it just wasn't that good. General Pryor's hands were tied by his London colleagues. As the news sank in, many Americans declared that they were outraged. “I’m outraged!” said Mel Vinocur (34), an assistant district attorney from Kentucky. “I used to look up to Mr.

Ring for Jeeves (A Wooster & Jeeves Comedy)

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An exile's thoughts pass away from the beauty of the scene as it comes back in loving sweet memory. Categories include TV, movies, music, humor people and politics. From then until the close of the sixteenth century when medieval Ireland that contained in itself so much of an earlier Ireland was de- stroyed, the country outside the Pale was governed by great magnates of Norman and Gaelic names. Too many cold and calculating comments have been indulged in by prejudiced writers as to the incentives which actuated the French nation in coming to the assistance of America in her time of need and at the turning point of her fortunes.

Monsieur Pamplemousse and The Secret Mission

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The British ■enemy tried to get information he did not possess, and some of which was not true, but merely the offspring of their own suspicions. Loving also stars Michael Shannon and Joel Edgerton. John Singleton Copley, the future artist, probably learned as much from his step-father as his time would permit. If the scholar had been a drunken fellow, we have no doubt but by the grace 132 A Treasury of Irish Folklore of Colum-cille, his patron, he would have been able to get by heart the whole of Dalian Forgail's eulogy.

The Writings of John Burroughs Volume V (Volume 5)

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Truly, when you -were hollow to him, you will never be true to us." As one commentator noted: Colin Teevan [the writer] made the ambitious choice to have the fictional characters as the main dramatic drivers, while the Rising’s familiar protagonists operate on the sidelines. […] Brian McCardie, with the Edinburgh burr of James Connolly, makes one dramatic entrance; Countess Markievicz (Camille O’Sullivan) gets just a single, hammy scene.