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Humor & Satire

The Coming of Bill (Library Edition)

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Finally, the artists and authors of Punch also occasionally satirized themselves, as when they depicted the staff of the magazine as a menagerie of animals for the April Fool's issue in 1843. The capital article of that legislative body will be that it should have the control of the executive government of Ireland 2& well as of legislative business." " The problem of responsible government has been solved for us in our colonies. [Cheers.] It works very well there, and in perhaps a dozen cases, in different quarters of the globe, it works to our perfect satisfaction. " As I have already said, the Administrative power by a respo?isible government would pass under our proposals with the legislative power.

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If I Were You (Collector's Wodehouse)

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He was Secretary of the State Board of War in 1777 and was one of the twelve founders of the Hibernian So- ciety in 1790. Memoirs of Miles Byrne, Chef de Bataillon in the Service of France. 265n. mermaids, stories about, 478 ff. Red Hugh sent a swift detachment of horse with Clifford's head to Collooney, to Nial Garv, his cousin in command there. Biggar was ever on the watch with eagle eye to have the House counted out, but the Ministers had always at hand either in the smoking room or library a number of adherents more than sufficient to make a House; at the signal the House was being counted, with muttered execrations against the Irish, the Liberal members came trooping into the chamber, to leave again when the form of being counted was over.

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The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul

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This novel, written after Waugh’s service in the armed forces during World War II, sharply departs from his earlier, satirical mode. He super messed up about being gay (or bi or whatever he actually was - he always had GFs), but hot and would have sex for 5 hours at a time (and he'd drink everything in my apartment). The Preamble of its Constitution begins: “In the name of the Most Holy Trinity, from Whom is all authority…” It goes on to “humbly” acknowledge all our obligations to our Divine Lord, Jesus Christ…” Now suppose this Catholic state decided that only Catholics are full-fledged citizens and that Jews, Muslims and Protestants are second-class citizens with very limited voting, traveling, land-purchasing and water-using rights.

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Uneasy Money

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He would have placed at once the men in the field, sweeping from his path the nerveless and feeble C. They lacked tents to lie under at night and blankets to cover them. 392 THE IRISH IN THE) AMERICAN REVOLUTION. However, the vastly different political climate of the colonies meant that the Enlightenment was realized in very different ways. He possessed a generous Irish heart and no hand was ever more ready than his to extend relief to the needy and suffering. No woman should ever be quite accurate about her age.

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Who Moved My Blackberry?

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The English masses looked upon the manifesto as an incentive to public robbery. This handy, helpful guide will let you, Johnny Foreigner, get to grips with this important part of British culture. There was no famine in 1846-47, but an artificial famine. Mr Leicester, who won it as a Liberal by 1000, loses it as a Home Ruler by 306, and Mr. In the middle of the nineteenth century it came to an end, and part of its business was taken over by Dublin's grandiose International Horse Show, held close to Donnybrook and keeping the same date as the Fair.

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Hope

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The farmer's service to the public is as important as the shopkeeper's. Request for his last meal, reportedly saying he hoped the tree that symbolizes peace would sprout from his grave. The red hand is the badge of the ancient Clanna Ruadri (clan Rory) of Ulster. William was a Presby- terian pastor in New York for twenty-six years and secretary 252 THE IRISH IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. of the American Educational Society. Parnell speaks of, and which would, as he tells us, stop this subdivision.

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Pride and Prejudice (Unabridged Classics in Audio)

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Please note: All files marked with a copyright notice are subject to normal copyright restrictions. And yet, when the London Times sprung the Pigott forgeries upon the world, a panic existed in the Parnellite ranks, and a terrible fear, born of the nerveless craven natures of many of those men, took possession of them. As they employed the North American Indian to aid them during the American War of the Revolution to murder and scalp the wives and children of the gallant colonists, as to-day they use the fanaticism of the Orangemen to strike at their brethren in Ireland, so they made use of tribal disputes and induced the Zwaris, a South African tribe, at feud with the Basutos, to be their allies in their campaign against that noble savage Sekukina.

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Making Mischief

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Ossian, a legendary warrior-poet of the 3rd century, was thought to be the son of Fionn. The British Ministry set up their Irish Attorney General to give it a most emphatic refusal. So they do what most slackers do to avoid work. In 2005, the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy caused global protests by offended Muslims and violent attacks with many fatalities in the Near East. While I waited, a remarkable person engaged me in polite conversa- tion.

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The Devil's Dictionary: Complete & Unabridged

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The decades between the end of the Civil War and the renewal of the Troubles in the north in the late 1960s were marked by both a respite from persistent and extensive violence and continued antagonism surrounding those issues over which the Civil War had been fought: British dominion, partition, and the reunification of north and south. They would most certainly have retaliated. They decided to confess their faults to one another.

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Having It and Eating It

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V'n 3 O r 2 >-i3 re' O tag" Os5 > 3 2?* Q. That to secure to the Irish people the advantages of Constitutional Government it is essential //W there should be in Ireland an Administration for Irish affairs controlled according to the constitutional principles by the Irish Parliament and conducted by Ministers constitutionally responsible to the Irish Parliament. What would it really be like to live in perpetuity? It was meet and proper that one kindred in blood to Stark and Wayne and Knox should be selected to receive the spoils of the vanquished enemy whom these Irish- American gen- erals had so bravely fought and conquered on a hotly contested field.

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