Category: Humor & Satire

Strange Stains and Mysterious Smells: Based on Quentin

Strange Stains and Mysterious Smells: Based on Quentin

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Britain has given Ireland her answer in no hesitating manner; she has repeatedly and defiantly told her she will not concede to Ireland her peaceful demands, and unless the Irish act as curs undeserving of freedom, they must appeal to the only alternative left to nations, or be wiped out and spat upon as a race. While political cartoons have long been associated with war (e.g. It must be emphasized that Caroline and Shirley’s mutual vow to marry men whom they intellectually esteem—men to whom “‘mind is added’” (Shirley 219)—and the scarcity of contenders for their respect, is a narrative choice that rebelliously contravenes Victorian assumptions concerning women’s inherent (and “scientifically” proven) intellectual inferiority. <20>In Shirley’s notoriously ambivalent final chapter, Horatian and Juvenalian elements exist in tension.
Bed Manners: A Very British Guide to Boudoir Etiquette (Old

Bed Manners: A Very British Guide to Boudoir Etiquette (Old

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Whenever it suited the exigencies of the invader's rule, their employees, the Royal Irish Constabulary, or the Metropolitan Police, visited the house of any man suspected of loyalty to Ireland, well knowing the seeming illegality would be condoned by their superiors in authority. Dawson and thirty-five other Irishmen were turned out of that Legislature by the instructions of the " Grand Old Man." The Face of the Land 563 The Bright Dwellings and the Legend of Pope Gregory I set my face to the hill again, and now took my way against the slope, ascending slowly to the summit of the Island [Blasket, off Kerry], There, almost on the highest ridge, where the land breaks abruptly to- wards the sea, an ancient people in days before any history had built their high place.
Wine Makes Mommy Clever

Wine Makes Mommy Clever

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At her death Pollock removed to the residence of his son-in-law, Dr. But she was not content with commanding the south entrance. He was of the Nether Burkes, and now I hear is McWilliam Eoghter, called by nickname Richard in Iron." She is not only entirely defined by her position but she appears as somehow inconceivable existing away from Popetown in any meaningful fashion. It speaks to a very specific time and place and ends up speaking to everyone.
The Un-Rest Cure and Other Beastly Tales (Prion Humour

The Un-Rest Cure and Other Beastly Tales (Prion Humour

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So the driver could stick out both elbows. When Charleston was captured he was sent, with his brother Edward and other patriots, to the British prison at St. I remember many, many, many years back when they pulled the same move with Eleanor Roosevelt. I can't believe there are people on here who are so bored, so sad, and so self-absorbed in their lives that they have to try and turn this topic into an Anti-American situation. During the six years of the present administration the improvement of Ireland and the •contest of our fellow-countrymen of that island have much occupied the care of the Ministry, and they may remember with satisfaction that in this period they have solved one of the most difficult problems connected with its government and people by establishing a system of public education open to all classes and creeds.
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Class

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With O'Donnell in his hands, the Clan O'Donnell was 152 A Treasury of Irish Folklore paralyzed. George Ross was Rossiter from Ireland, with Lord Baltimore. When Simcoe was returning with his spoils he was met by Butler at Spencer's Ordinary and received a check which he did not expect when he set out on his maraud. Captain Mc- Clearv', his relative, fell at Bennington. One of these under Tarleton surprised Colonel Buford and his Virginia regiment at Waxhaw, N.
Intricate Laughter in the Satire of Swift and Pope

Intricate Laughter in the Satire of Swift and Pope

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Had every member of that Administration his pure patriotism, determination, and courage, the tragic and melancholy fiasco which closed the movement would not have occurred. And I like to wander through Ireland again, stopping wherever we feel like stopping and staying as long as we want to stay -- that's the best way to see the place, I think. He's not rich, but not poor, either, and I'm pretty sure English dentistry is less expensive than American, even excluding National Health.
Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber: The Katya

Confessions of a Sociopathic Social Climber: The Katya

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Now the Irish Leprechaun Union is saying that with all this undue attention on the Auld Sod they can’t deliver the necessary pots of gold Dublin’s government needs.” ~ Yasha Harari 10) Meteorologists say Ireland is receiving a reprieve from the searing hot erupting Icelandic ash hole on top of the Grimsvotn volcano. 9) Conspiracy theorists are saying that President Obama managed to fly out ahead of the ash clouds over Ireland because Air Force One has weather-controlling devices. Although my jaw has popped since I was 9 or 10, I considered myself to have "good teeth" with no real dental issues until sometime in the past 10 years.
Decline and Fall (Modern Novel)

Decline and Fall (Modern Novel)

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Juvenal What's great about 'The Daily Show' is I can use satire and push the envelope. She was elected to the MetLife, Inc. board in February 2014 and is on the board of directors for Catalyst. Satire is used on many UK television programmes, particularly popular panel shows and quiz shows such as Mock the Week (2005) and Have I Got News for You (1990–ongoing). Well, three otters were a heavy load, and I had four miles to travel before I could reach Mor- teein Crassagh's.* The master knows the house well.
Talking to Addison

Talking to Addison

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We saw our first thatched roof cottage within 15 minutes of the airport, and as we passed through several small towns, each seemed to have its own ruins: an old keep, a ruined abbey or decaying mansion. XVII. (1) All sums due for principal or interest to the Public Works Loan Commis- sioners or to the Commissioners of Public Works in Ireland in respect of existing loans advanced on any security on Ireland shall, on and after the appointed day, be due to the Government of Ireland instead of the Commissioners; and such body of persons as the Government of Ireland may appoint for the purpose shall have all the powers of the said GENERAL ELECTIONS OF 1885 AND 1886. 613 Commissioners, or their secretary, for enforcing payment of such sums, and all securities for such sums, given to such Commissioners or their secretary, shall have effect as if the said body were therein substituted for those Commissioners or their secretary. (2) For the repayment of the said loans to the Consolidated Fund of the United King- dom the Irish Government shall pay annually into that Fund by half-yearly payments on the first day of January and the first day of July, or on such other days as may be agreed on, such installments of the principal of the said loans as will discharge all the loans within thirty years from the appointed day, and shall also pay interest half yearly on so much of the said principal as from time to time remains unpaid at the rate of three per cent, per annum; and such installments of principal and interest shall be paid out of the moneys carried to the Customs and Excise accounts under this Act; and if those are insufficient, out of the Consolidated Fund of Ireland.
The Undomestic Goddess

The Undomestic Goddess

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Within the last few days a most extraordinary occurrence has taken place. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1982. 25 Kiberd, Declan. “Irish Literature and Irish History”. The perfume of rare exotics and the fragrant wild freshness of 408 THE IRISH NATIONAL INVINCIBLES. the spring flowers make redolent the atmosphere. These are examples of a larger phenomenon in periodical print culture – that is, periodicals commenting on other periodicals, and using articles elsewhere as springboards for their own discussion – but satirical magazines do this more than most and are more biting in their public exchanges.