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Monsieur Pamplemousse Rests His Case (Monsieur Pamplemousse

Michael Bond

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I will always be grateful for his integrity. He who believes in Ireland's right to the unfettered control of her destiny, and yet would mislead his countrymen by clinging outwardly to a false and criminal programme which would barter his nation's honor with the foe, let him and such as him live in history with Benedict Arnold and other infamous men who have betrayed their trust. What matters now the arrest of men who only protest and peacefully ask for home- made laws?

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Gossip

Katy Hayes

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Parnell for his exertions in the interest of the tenant farmers and wishing him a good voyage. This essay will strive to prove that the ‘Augustan Age’ was the first example of a literary community using satire to directly challenge cultural, social, political and challenging intellectual issues. The king, however, called Barach into a place apart, and asked him had he a feast prepared at his mansion? "I have a feast prepared in Dun Barach," said Barach, "to which thou and thy nobles are ever welcome." "Let not Fergus then depart from thy man- sion," said Conor, "without partaking of that feast on his return from Alba." "He shall feast with me for three days," replied Barach, "for we are brothers of the Red Branch, and he is under vow not to refuse Heroes of Old 77 my hospitality."

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A Surrey State of Affairs: A Novel

Ceri Radford

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Campbell in the biographic sketches which he gives of all the members of the Philadelphia Friendly Sons of St. Bright; " why, I understood he gave no leases. He thought he knew something of what would be the effect on public opinion. A Judge of the Supreme Court of Judicature or other Superior Court of Ireland, or of any County court, or other court with a like jurisdiction in Ireland, appointed after the passing of this Act, shall not be removed from his office except in pursuance of an address to her Majesty from both orders of the Legislative Body, voting separately, nor shall his salary be diminished or right to pension altered during his continuance in office.

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The Luck of the Bodkins

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O'Brien calls a halt and the Irish prepare to return. He was, they learned, actually in the Government Buildings, London, when Irish dis- patches were received. Both bodies were in the same coffin in Bessie’s room, the only room in the tenement that seemed safe from the shooting. Gladstone, but we did so believing at the time that we were best serving the Home Rule cause, and we now pledge ourselves that while a single political prisoner is incarcerated, we shall oppose every nominee of any Minister whose policy is coercion and vengeance toward Ireland."

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May Contain Traces Of Magic

Tom Holt

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Virginia, at this time under the command of Baron Steuben, was in a most defenseless state. The memories of the present movement leave no such ennobling sentiments behind; its battlefields are public meetings, its arsenals are stocked full of protests and resolutions, its victories are either the defeat of an English party or the holding of a midnight meeting to spite the English enemy, and its oriflamme the pub- lic burning of a proclamation issued by the foe.

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I'm Dead Again (Konstantin)

Keith Nixon

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After a few bottles of vodka were imbibed, the tongues got loose, and the guests started telling political jokes. During his term of power the Prince of Wales visited Dublin to be created a Knight of St. A more humorous brand of satire enjoyed a renaissance in the UK in the early 1960s with the Satire Boom, led by such luminaries as Peter Cook, John Cleese, Alan Bennett, Jonathan Miller, David Frost, Eleanor Bron and Dudley Moore and the television programme That Was The Week That Was.

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The Little Book of More Abuse

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As she waits and waits for him, she berates herself for being a “fool” and says, “And this is what I came here for, to this dirty hole, rats and all, for him to slink past his very door”—neglecting entirely any love that may have once existed between them and that drew her into the marriage. The territory now occupied by the State of New Jersey was originally included in the Colony of New York. Openly racist, snobbish, and rude toward Indians and those Anglo-Indians who are different, she screams at Adela in the courtroom when the latter retracts her accusation against Aziz.

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The Way We Live Now (Oxford World's Classics)

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Again and again he attempted to break through their line, but without success. During his Virginia expedition Arnold asked a captain whom he had taken prisoner what he thought the Americans would do with him if he should fall into their hands. "They will cut off the leg," repHed the officer, "which was wounded when you were fighting for the cause of liberty and bury it with the honors of war, but they will hang the rest of your body on a gibbet." The humans in Warhammer get stereotypical European accents based on their place of origin - The Empire, being a fantasy counterpart to the Holy Roman Empire, is filled with people speaking with German accents, while Bretonnians are comedy Frenchmen, Kislevites are Russians, the Vampire Counts of Sylvania get the classic Dracula voice, and the viking-inspired marauders of Norsca speak like Scandinavians.

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Skippy Dies

Paul Murray

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And think of the immortal lessons of freedom such an attack would bring to the nation; the sight of cold steel, and blood smoking hot, would inspire the people and contradict the coward teachings of weak Provin- cialists! Copyright Paradox Pictures MCMXCVII. ' Petrol sun' performed by Bill Corkey, Johnny Morton, David Murphy. These Irish-Ameri- cans were re-echoing no cheers for Parnell, but were in deep sympathy with O'Donnell, and the struggles for liberty mentioned in Mr.

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Terrible Old Games You've Probably Never Heard Of

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On both sides of the border, Irish people faced questions of identity, reread and reconsidered Irish history, and started to develop a pluralist society that valued the contributions of both the native and the settler traditions. When facing up to the a truth Brits are famous for counter pointing their shame. The English Premier, Lord Beaconsfield, was a brilliant and effec- tive speaker at all times, but he was considered more especially happy as an after-dinner speaker.

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