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Jeeves & Wooster collection (Folio Society)

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It is hard to find a description of Brennan that is not also a code for her ethnicity.” When the Brennans moved back to Ireland in 1941, Maeve moved to New York and found a job at Harper’s Bazaar. Philadelphia, unfortunately, contained among its population a number of Tories or British sympathizers. This historic and memorable scene, the death of Irish "constitu- tional " agitation, was worthy of the brush of a David, a Maclise, a Mul- ready, a Bougereau, or a Meissonier.

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Blott On The Landscape

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The regiments that were then garrisoning Ireland were filled with Irish soldiers; even the High- land regiments, that are supposed to be Scottish, had a great number of Irishmen in their ranks. Konrad Lorenz (1903-89), Austrian zoologist and pioneer of ethology. "There are no such things as applied sciences, only applications of science." Desmond, who continued to work at his trade in the carnage factory owned by a man named Sloan.

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Therapy

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The men were called to form an army that was to march away. The Party boss summoned an expert on insects and asked him how to get rid of bedbugs. The peril and difficulty of transporting heavy guns that great distance through the woods were so great that his proposition was unfa- vorably received. Only flag lists that clearly need our attention. Kelly had never heard anything so musical as the order to remove the gang plank. I defy and despise. any punishment it can inflict upon me.

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The Importance of Being Ernest

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S. allies – Turkey and Morocco – hold down second and third place, respectively.) That is a bit of an embarrassment for the United States but our loyalty is made of stern stuff and so we can tut-tuttingly ignore this bad habit of our Israeli “ally.” We can also ignore the thousand Americans who volunteer to fight in the Israeli army in violation of the Neutrality Act which forbids citizens engaging in military action against nations with whom we are at peace. What is the secret of her deep happiness?

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Exploits and Adventures of Brigadier Gerard (New York Review

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When Colonel Anstruther saw that the officers were shot and the men falling fast, and that there was no chance of success, he ordered the bugle to sound cease firing. Trevelyan does not mention, of course, the persecutions and cold-blooded murders to which the English, as well as the Hes- sians, resorted. There are stereotypes on both sides of the pond. She was from a maritime point of view a pirate craft. The advanced Home Rulers were anxious for the party to avail themselves of the repeal of this act, to call a Home Rule convention in Dublin.

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Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy. Paddy O'Brien, a struggling Irish singer, cannot support his wife and their daughter Rose, and when Stephen Graham, Mary's wealthy uncle, offers to support her and the child on condition that he leaves them, Paddy accepts. Mary's Abbey, where the council under the presidency of Cromer, the Chancellor, were assembled. The Provincialists were appealed to by the memory of his grand- uncle, who sat in the Settler's Parliament House, College Green, to give him their united support, and the Nationalists were reminded of his maternal grandfather, Commodore Stewart of the American Navy, the gallant Irish-American officer who so daringly attacked the British war vessels with his single ship.

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The Second Assistant

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I do not mean too visionary, — simply over hopeful, — and now finding him again in the field, notwithstanding the failures of the past, PATRICK KINSELLA. There's also a leather-clad Karl Marx carrying a volume of Das Kapital (spelled in English for some reason as "Capital") and saying the Terminator's line, "I'll be back," also in English. Forster; as soon as the British secretary saw the stranger advancing toward him (which must have been a usual event, else why should K be per- mitted to enter ?) his whole manner denoted fright and nervous excite- ment; his face grew instantly pale, as if he was about to swoon; he hurriedly and in a twitching manner placed the dispatch box he _ was carrying before him to shield his person (conscience makes cowards of us all).

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School for Murder

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Zakaria's blog post unapologetically calls to increase the death rate of white Middle America by systematically targeting Caucasian females. The following poem on the battle of the Cowpens was pub- lished in Harper's Magazine in 1861. For instance, custom houses set up along the border resulted in “giving [partition] a permanence and physical appearance it had not had previously.”3 Later, the IRA would attack these custom houses as symbols of partition. McCarthy — Breslin's Alarm— He Thinks they are Dublin Detectives — Movements Watched — In Communication with Prisoners — Breslin's Message — Meetings — Mutual Explanation — Catalpa off Bunbury — Breslin and Captain Anthony — Arrival of Tom Brennan — Delays in Starting — The Gunboat Conflict — Easter Monday's Departure — Drive to Rockingham Beach — Walsh and McCarthy— Midnight Ride to Cut the Wires— The Phantom Ship — The Phantom Boat — Cruise of Steamer Georgette — Race for the Catalpa — The Police Boat—Safe on Board — Head Winds — Cannot Double Cape Natural- iste — Compelled to Sail Back Toward Freemantle — Georgette Full of Armed Men — Cannon Loaded — Artillerymen at the Guns — Pursuit — Shot across Catalpa 's Bows — Soldiers and Sailors Armed for Fight — Demand for Surrender — Stern Refusal— The Stars and Stripes—" That Flag Protects Me, I am on the High Seas" — "Fire on Me and you Fire on the American Flag" — The Catalpa Tacks — Georgette Steams in her Wake — Bon Voyage — Exciting Scenes on Shore — Walsh and McCarthy Anxiously View the Departure — Freemantle Papers on the Escape — Lesson of the Catalpa Rescue, ..... 175 xiv CONTENTS.

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Corrigan (New York Review Books Classics)

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Moultrie says that more than eight hundred slaves were carried away by the British and sold in the West Indies. A bear garden would be a haven of peace compared to the scenes that would occur in that powerless legislature. The birds of the wilder places have a special charm about them, part- ly no doubt due to association. But Dermott was not with them, and Finn and his companions were downcast because of that. Patrick O’Halloran was the first to spy Ol’ Sean without his faithful companion. “Where’s Willy?” Asked O’Halloran. “‘Tis a sad day ‘tis, Patrick,” replied Muldoon. “I had to put poor ol’ Willy down, I did.

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Do Not Disturb

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The most brilliant member of this great Geraldine family, the heroic, patriotic, and unfortunate Lord Edward, was a sweet player of the Irish pipes and the set he used is to be seen to this day in the Dublin Museum. The Helen-Deirdre theme which should have gone to universalize the Irish story becomes marginal. Allen did so by creating fictional political figures with humorous names that behaved foolishly on his program. One company was composed principally of the congregation of the Rev.

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