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Humor & Satire

Camberwell Beauty

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This man had a slight complaint of long standing which he exaggerated for the purpose of getting into the hospital and endeavoring to open communications with Kirwan. The troscad was never entered into lightly and always with full knowledge of the seriousness of the final intent. "The troscad in ancient times was the effective means of someone of lesser social position compelling justice from someone of higher social position. The day after his arrival in the colony he visited Perth and concluded from what he saw to make Freemantle the base of operations, being near the prison and nearer the coast.

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Much Obliged, Jeeves: (Jeeves & Wooster)

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A shower of brown ringlets covered a shapely head, curls which hung in profusion on her neck and shoulders. In February, 1776, he was in command of the forces which won the first victory of the Revolution at Moore's Creek Bridge, near Wilmington, where he defeated 1,500 Scotch Tories. With steady step and with leveled revolvers the Irish advance toward the van. In his book Gulliver's Travels he writes about the flaws in human society in general and English society in particular.

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Booby Birds Let Them Fly Free

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John, 95. 96. in, i*y; master spirit of the South, 4O5, etc.; at third attack on Charleston, 5? Britain's Career in South Africa — Invasion of Zululand — Destruction of the Twenty-fourth Regiment at Islandula — Rorke's Drift — Scenes in British Theaters — Song " Here Stands a Post " — Re-enforcements Sent to Africa — Sir Garnet Wolseley Sent to Take Command — Lord Chelmsford Fights the Victorious Battle of Ulundi — Capture of Cetewayo — Invasion of the Transvaal — Suppression of the Boer Republic — Hoisting the British Flag in Pretoria — Wolseley's Boast — "This Flag once Raised will Never be Lowered" — The Boers Commence a Crusade of Shame — Meeting at Doom Kip — Resolutions Passed — British Cavalry around Pretoria — Meeting at Wondersfontein — Protesting Against British Rule — Boer Belief in the Justice of the British People — Comments in the British Press — War against the Basutos — Wolseley Attacks Seku- kina, the Basuto King — Ten Thousand Men, Women, Children, and Babes Seek Refuge in a Cave — Pursuit by the British — Gallant Defense of the Basutos — British Held at Bay for Three Days — English Writer's Description — The Cave Blown to Pieces by Dynamite — Horrible Carnage — Sickening Scenes — Dead Women and Chil- dren — Fearful and Atrocious Acts of the British "Dynamite Fiends" — A Scene of Horrors too Fearful to Contemplate — Wolseley's Dispatch — The Chief of the "Dynamite Fiends" Gloats over the Destruction of the Basutos — Warrant for the Arrest of the Boer Leaders — A Replica of Foreign Rule in Ireland — Disarming the Remnant of the Basutos — Sham Fight in Pretoria — Impressing the Boers with British Prowess — Grand Banquet — Wolseley Declares the Transvaal a Crown Colony — Boers Cannot be Trusted — Opinion of the Boer Newspapers.

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The Old Devils (New York Review Books Classics)

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I seek no personal aims in this matter, but I do say to the people of Ireland that their cause has been degraded by their representatives in the House of Commons. The ChieI Justice had so quick an understanding that he resolved, iI possible, to outdo his orders. It would appear Cathy feels the same way about their relationship, since she's been fooling around on the side with Raymond's boss, Strothers (Patrick Barlow). Out of their scanty earnings they gave with no less generosity than their brethren in other countries, and two well-known and tried Nationalists were selected to carry out the escape.

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Blue Shoes and Happiness (No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency)

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He was a brave nationalist, the valiant Greek, Marcus Bozzaro, who with three hundred Suliotes attacked the Turkish tyrant at Carpenisa, who addressing his men said: " If you lose sight of me during the combat, come and seek me in the Pasha's tent." NFTVA gives the length of this film as 9,757 ft. 'Aha, San Antone' lyr/m: Dale Evans; 'The Cattle Call' lyr/m: Tex Owens; 'Footsore Cavalry' lyr/m: Stan Jones; 'I'll Take You Home Again, Kathleen' lyr/m: Thomas Westendorf; 'My Gal is Purple' lyr/m: Stan Jones; 'Yellow Stripes' lyr/m: Stan Jones; 'You're in the Army Now' lyr: Tell Taylor, Ole Olsen, m: Isham Jones; 'Erie Canal'; 'Down by the Glen Side' (Performed by the Sons of the Pioneers).

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Say Cheese

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He roused a friend to say good-bye and joined him in a farewell drink. 380 A Treasury of Irish Folklore "You're a fool to go," said the other. "Ah, whatever happens to me, my own fellow countrymen won't kill me," said Collins moodily. Irish orators, many of them Nation- alists, address their people from public platforms and denounce what they cherish in their souls; they attempt to make their friends believe that the masses can divine their meaning, and that when they say black the people understand they mean white.

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Confessions of a shopaholic ;: Shopaholic takes Manhattan ;

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The press still calls a small group of Irishmen by the above title, and then goes on to write up other Irishmen as believers in an opposite policy. I'm 16 and I have never had a cavity/or filling. Note the words applied by the great "master of misrepresentation" to the dreadful exodus of the Irish race from Ireland — "Oceanic migra- tion." Ryan, Lieutenant Michael, First Regiment, the Line. Then Breslin turned and drove back toward Freemantle, followed by Desmond.

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A Spaniard in the Works

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As Progs across this great land celebrate the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia -- a man who has stood in the way of Next Tuesday for decades -- there is one bit of bad news for those of us working for Global Warming Equality. He fell dead where he stood, and two young and gallant officers, who shared his peril and daring, shared also his untimely fate. That attempt was made at 5 o'clock in the morn- ing on the last day of the year, their forces being divided into four parties, the two principal of which were led in person by Mont- gomery and Arnold.

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I've Got Your Number: A Novel

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Davitt visited Rome, with the pious and dutiful object of paying his respects to the Holy Father, but, strange to say, the Pope declined the interview. Shortly after the procession passed by, K received some vital information from the enemy's ranks. But the Boers had one great hope that their demands would be gained peaceably, or rather it should be said the Boer leaders had this hope, and this was based on the knowledge that England had one great, just states- man, a man not only of transcendant ability, but a liberty-loving, just man, who, towering in the God-like genius of his great affection for the human race over that of his compeers, and in dignified and noble contrast to the Tories then in power, — he who loved justice for justice' sake, — had raised his voice in sweeping and scathing condemnation of the Tory policy in taking over the Transvaal.

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Homesickness (Panther)

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He came to Philadelphia when a boy and served an apprenticeship at print- ing wnth his uncle, William Dunlap. Look at this seriously, moral agitating friend, and you will, if you are a reasoning being, see the absurdity as well as the impossibility of such a piece of folly as you have been carrying on since the immortal Dan first charmed you with his wizard tones. It was stated that England had requested permission for British troops to pass through the Portuguese town of Lorenza Marquiz at the north side of Delagoa Bay, Africa.

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