Once a Crooked Man: A Novel

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I offer an example of it: Mahatma Ghandi was asked by an English journalist what he thought of Western Civilization. His father was a Presbyterian and he adhered to the same faith. He was a portly, pleasant, amiable old gentleman, with a rubicund face that bespoke good living. What is the use of complaining of these packed juries and perjured witnesses? There are some Irishmen who think that this amiable gentleman would be paralyzed with fear if the " infantry and cavalry " had any more powerful weapons than blackthorns.

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A Much Married Man (Thomas Dunne Books)

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Chuck stops Blackie from shooting policeman Rourke, but Chuck and Rourke are both shot. History of Ireland Ancient and Modern, The, 257a. I pressed for one of their own traditional songs. This makes the subplot involving the protagonist's brother less mysterious than melodramatic, heavy-handed rather than horrifying. O'Connor Power's measure, a mild copy of the Leaguers' bill, which affected a portion of sixteen counties out of the thirty-two; this bill passed the Commons and was sent up to the Lords.

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Mike and Psmith (The Collector's Wodehouse)

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Instead they placed it on the institution for the insane — the McLean Asylum for the Insane. The next time the Presidents Bush visit the House of Saud they will just have to settle for shaking hands. Advocacy of all struggling nationalities in the British Empire and elsewhere. " 'An answer to the above dispatch is expected in a day or two, when the Nationalists will decide what form their action will take.' " This extraordinary document bears on the face of it, to every thinking man who has had time and opportunity to study the Irish question, the utter incompetency as a statesman of the man or men who penned it, and shows of what intellectual capacity were the Irishmen who were conduct- ing the affairs of the Nationalists at that time in the United States.

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The Mammy

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But besides being the begetter of bad verse, the Shamrock has also been the begetter of much argument. He was a man of no moral character whatever, but treated the Indians with some justice in order to win their friendship. Parnell the devotion of so many Nationalists. There are more cattle than people on the island, but very few sheep; they have one mechanic and one petrol station ("it opened three years ago; before that they just brought petrol over in great cans at the harbor."

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Artful: A Novel

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I may state generally that we propose to make the occupiers of the soil its owners. (Great applause.) We wish to do this with as little injury to what may be consid- ered to be vested interests as possible. He had not drawn off his forces, but simply changed front for a fresh and more vigorous assault. Dowling is author of Eugene O’Neill: A Life in Four Acts, which was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize.

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The Unbearable Bassington (Capuchin Classics)

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For one, I may thank God that if we may rely upon calculations, I believe honestly made, though we do not yet know whether the population of Ireland is actually increasing, we may hope, and profoundly thankful am I OBSTRUCTION— IRISH INDORSEMENT. 205 for one, if it be true, that that depopulation, that decrease, is at an end. BILL HICKS IS TURNING IN HIS GRAVE!!!!!!!!! +1 for Emo. Disconsolate, Aziz walks down the road toward the railway station.

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The English School of Murder (Robert Amiss Mysteries Book 3)

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It was this belief that inspired the enthusiasm of his countrymen, and which never weakened, they had no occasion to doubt, until he was a prisoner in the hands of his foe. That any mortal men could have carried the position before which they were wantonly sacrificed, defended as it was, it seems to me idle for a moment to believe. Parnell's arrival in Cork there was a monster demonstration of tradesmen and societies; the streets rang with cheers and the music of the many bands playing "See the Conquering Hero Comes," mingled with the national Irish music that floated on the air.

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The Canterville Ghost

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Paape and Albrecht were both born in 1752. They are the proud parents of three sons: Samuel, William, and Harry. Instead of being a menace to American institutions, as many men of bigoted minds freely avowed in the past and even in the present, they have ever been, and ever will continue to be, the chief supporters of the laws and liberties of the United States." Regardless of their ambivalence, however, many novelists embraced satire’s literary and social possibilities in their narrative practice.

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The Dubious Salvation of Jack V.: A Novel

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William Howard Russell, the English war correspondent, who was present, described the assault in Sekukina's koppie; here are some para- graphs from his lengthened letter. In the film Free Fire – also starring Armie Hammer and Brie Larson – a couple of criminals are looking to sell guns and a pair of Irishmen, Murphy and Reynor, happen to be in the market for firearms. The detachmeint took up their station on Breed's Hill, instead of Bunker Hill, the former being nearer Boston and the British and more adapted to the work in hand.

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Blast from the Past

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Add a live audience that sometimes wants nothing more than to make your life miserable and you can see why being a stand-up comedian is no laughing matter. One story is as interesting as the other, and both are equally alarming to the Protestant Alluding to the statute oI Henry VI, which bound every Englishman oI the Pale to shave his upper lip, or clip his whiskers, to distinguish himselI Irom an Irishman, he says: "It had tended more to their mutual interest, and the glory oI that monarch's reign, not to go to the nicety oI splitti3g a hair, but encourage the growth oI to kiss one another's beards, as brothers salute each other at Constantinople, aIter a Iew days' absence.

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