Basil

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In the city, meanwhile, he assumes the identity of the libertine Ernest. In August the British government issues another ultimatum. In 1648 the royalists rose again, sided by the Scots, but in a lightning campaign Cromwell smashed both. The nightmare images of the bailiff, the workhouse and the coffin ship have equally terrible equivalents for other people at this very moment."(51) One hundred and fifty years after the famine, the results are evident in the number of Irish descendants scattered around the globe, the treeless landscape, and the shells of homes that were rendered uninhabitable after the landlords evicted their tenants.(52) While the blight provided the catalyst for the famine, "[t]he calamity was essentially man-made, a poison of blind politics, scientific ignorance, rural suppression, and enforced poverty." (53) The blight that devastated a nation, remains the "number 1 pest of potato plants world-wide."(54) Further, for the past three years, Ireland has once again been plagued by this blight and has suffered poor potato crop output.(55) A new aggressive blight, cousin to the blight of the 1840s, was first reported in the early 1980s and spread from Florida to Maine.

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The Wreck of the Golden Mary

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He apparently afterwards endeavored to duplicate Paganini’s technique in an effort to improve his own skills. The American Catholic church has undergone great changes since the 1960s, due largely to the innovations introduced by the Second Vatican Council. The British government, led by Sir Charles Trevelyan, assistant secretary to the Treasury (dubbed the “Victorian Cromwell”), appeared far more concerned with modernising Ireland’s economy and reforming its people’s “aboriginal” nature than with saving lives.

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A Little Book for Christmas

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Said 'Now!' And each one hears, In this stanza, Hardy introduces the topic of his poem. He also had plans of a better life for Anna and himself, “under his supervision, and a little help from a governess, she could make a good as professional man’s wife as could be desired”. Bill Robertson, age 71, residing in Lerwick, soberly narrated this trustworthy story: My mother, God rest her soul, told me this, and she neither could nor would have told me a lie.

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Geoffrey Grigson (Writers and their Work)

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Lawrence, Virginia Woolf, the Thirties, Philip Larkin and Postmodernist Fiction in The Modes of Modern Writing MacNeice, Louis. In a depressing twist of fate, the British public labeled him a hero and raised £26,000 (around $900,000 in today’s money) for “ the man who saved India .” He died peacefully, convinced right to the end that his mindless slaughter had been morally justifiable. Brendan Behan This was sent in by one of our readers, Rosemary Nagy.

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Trollope: An Autobiography

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Noo, he kent na what dis could be, but he made a' fast, an' gangs up intil de corn yard, and as he comes in sight of the screws he hears a voice 'at said tree times, "Mind da crooked finger." Her perspective tells us much about how Joyce viewed character and our relationship to the world-and ends with his great theme of regeneration. x As one of the true geniuses of Irish drama, Sean O'Casey is a master of the tragicomedy, bringing Ireland's working class to life. At the time of his death, he was working on a “History of the English Language.” The collection includes notes, an etymology ledger, bibliography cards, articles, biographical information, correspondence, poetry and other writing.

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Quantitative and qualitative research methods are not and

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And now, my lamb that you are, what should he hear just as he was going to leave the lamb-house, but three most unearthly knocks, the same as if it had been from under the ground. The caves’ alien quality also has the power to make visitors such as Mrs. Discussing the notion of being in the work of Milan Kundara. The sex scenes and language are now inadvertently hilarious, but none of us were to know this until 1960, when the ban on this novel was lifted.

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Studies in the Age of Chaucer, Volume 32 (ND Studies Age

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Examples include love gone bad quotes, smelly quotes (honestly, just take a look) and words of wisdom from literature. This database allows you to search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law. In 1965 the prize money was 200 guineas (£210) and was awarded to a work of fiction by British or Commonwealth writer and published in the UK.

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An Outcast of the Islands (Oxford World's Classics)

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Journal of the British Dragonfly Society 2: 21-23 Nelson, B. 1999. There are still remnants of their presence scatter across the island. The Marabar Caves represent all that is alien about nature. Sherwood and more in the line of Miss Edgeworth's Moral Tales is another early and exemplary story about India called The Young Cadet; or, Henry Delamere's Voyage to India. Renowned Performers visit Dublin – Catalani, Pasta, Thalberg, Paganini, Liszt and others In 1807 Angelica Catalani, one of Italy’s most renowned and highest paid sopranos first arrived in Dublin to give a series of concerts at the Rotunda.

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The Mutiny Of The Elsinore (Radici)

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He is a member of the research team 'La création d'un mythe d'Alexandre le Grand dans les littératures européennes (XIe siècle - début XVIe siècle)'. The British Heart Foundation Is this diet safe for me? Since 1994 there has been a shaky and intermittent cease-fire among the paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland. Lewis was a poet, novelist, academic, medievalist, literary critic, essayist, lay theologian, and Christian apologist. Snow (1905-1980) spans the writer's career, with manuscripts for Snow's novels, stories, book reviews, lectures, radio plays, and essays—contained in dozens of notebooks—as well as his business papers and a correspondence file of several thousand letters.

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Measure for Measure

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All children have legal rights to inheritance, although a preference still lingers for farmers' sons to inherit the land, and for a farm to be passed on without division. The event will consist of dramatic performances of poetry in Greek and in English. Its stated aim is to "promote the harmonious and mutually beneficial development of the totality of relationships among the peoples of these islands". The speaker loves the woman to whom the poem is addressed, and speaks “only for [her] ears”; but though the scene seems happy, their hearts are as weary as shells worn by the waters of time.

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