Category Archives: Humor & Satire

Remember Me?

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Sergei Esenin (1895-1925), Russian poet, suicide note. — Erik Satie (1866-1925), french composer. "Well, we fooled 'em for a long time, didn't we ?" — Zip the pinhead (1842-1926), freak show performer. — Rudolph Valentino (1895-1926), american actor. — George Appel, executed by electric chair in New York, 1928. The great Liberal party had now the destinies of Britain and her Crown colonies in its power, but not that of the empire; for no British Ministry governs the empire in its entirety.

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Unseen Academicals: Discworld, Book 37

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Upon their breasts they wore the motto 'Liberty or Death.' A large proportion of them were Irish- men, and were not very agreeable to the New Englanders. Not only the privations of this cold, uninviting country were theirs to suffer, but intolerance and bigotry met them at the threshold of the country to which they were about to bring a blessing. Do they mean to tell sensible thinking Irishmen that the system which oppresses and impoverishes their people will go and British rule remain?

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Dr Gordon's Casebook

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These hired, per- jured wretches put forward during this Crimes Act Special Com- mission never had a spark of patriotism in their filthy souls, although the enemy paraded them before mankind as informers to blacken the character of the men who combine against his rule, and coupled with this degradation they enabled him to give a semblance of legality to the crimes he was about to commit against the unhappy men he had selected as victims. His death was caused by injuries received while fruitlessly endeavoring to save his wife and child THE IRISH IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION. 567 from a fire that destroyed his establishment on January 27, 1797.

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Off the Leash: The Secret Life of Dogs

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You have seen eve3 his great talents, perhaps the Iirst in any country, languishing under a cause too weak to carry him, and too heavy to be carried by him. This agitation has them in the torpid sleep of desue- tude. The names of the tools are — Crooked against Crooked, Corner against Corner, and Engine against deceit,* and there is not a man to get them but your own son. He had no alternative but await results; news from the statesman about the shells was of vital importance.

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The Summer of Sir Lancelot

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Kennedy, Sr., Ambassador Smith is a mother of four and widow of the late Stephen Smith. On their arrival by mail boat at Kingstown they received an enthusiastic Irish welcome; crowds climbed on top of the railroad carriages struggling to shake hands with the liberated men. The Speaker said: u Do I understand the Honorable member for Cavan to take notice that strangers are now present? " Mr. I propose here to give a sketch of this latter battle, partly to enable the reader to form some idea of the curiously embroiled and intertangled relations of the chieftainry with each other and with the state, and partly with the purpose of illustrating the war-methods of the sixteenth century as practiced in Ireland.

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Life with Jeeves (A Jeeves and Bertie Compendium)

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It may be said that the Phoenix Park tragedy caused this change in the Premier. Parnell's parlor and decided to have a sub-committee of six in attendance at all hours to wait on Mr. May have been sidesplittingly funny in Danish but I doubt anyone was reading the sub-titles. They furnished from their families a large number of the pioneers of civilization in New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine, and some of the most distinguished and useful citizens of these States.

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Not Working: A Novel

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And the battle went against the men of Ulster; and till the sands of the sea, the leaves of the forest, the dewdrops of the meadows, or the stars of heaven be counted, it is not possible to tell the number of heads and hands, and lopped limbs of heroes, that then lay bare and red from the hands of Naisi and his brothers and their people on that plain. This description of star chamber practices in Dublin is a repetition of the examination of Mr.

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Soul Music: A Novel of Discworld

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As well, gendered divisions of labour and love are contested, as Shirley satirizes a cornerstone of patriarchal culture: the denial of female intellectuality. <2>Shirley’s trespass into a customarily masculine genre constitutes both a tribute to and a revisionist critique of Thackeray’s Vanity Fair—a novel recently dubbed “the last instance” of “narrative satire in early Victorian Britain” (Palmeri 367). Winston Graham began writing pre war too, but didn’t get much recognition until after the war.

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Galahad at Blandings

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The address of the Land League concluded by expressing a hope that Mr. He joined Major Clarke at the Falls of the Ohio in 1778, and after the surprise of Kas- kaskia he returned to Boonesborough. Escott, Alfred Austin and others – were gentleman, middle-class young men who had shared links through public school, university, and the civil service, but also through their interests in art, theatre, music and journalism. But in the case of nations there can be no going to jail in a concrete sense.

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Animals (Oberon Modern Plays)

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Here is a list of the agents of Lazzonere & Company, Spanish merchants, and here is a draft of a thousand livre upon them at Corunna. He was afterward a member of the Commission to settle the northeastern boundary of Maine, and in 1842-43 served as Acting-Governor of Maine on the election of Governor John Fairfield to the United States THE IRISH IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION, 3OI Senate. He was commissioned captain; all his brother officers were Harvard men, and the regiment was frequently called after that famous seat of learning.

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