Bleeding London

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Sir George Colley was soon informed of this by his scouts, so he determined to secretly occupy the hill. You have seen it in the learned advocate who has preceded me, most peculiarly and strikingly illustrated. Well and truly did that unflinching Nationalist, John Mitchell, write of the class from which the Provincialists spring as "genteel dastards and bellowing slaves." I would have dis- suaded him from the undertaking if I could, but, finding that impossible, I had only the alternative of deserting my patriotic friend in the most trying position of his life, or joining in the most terrible conspiracy which up to that time the cruelty of a conqueror had ever driven the conquered into.
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The Unknowns: A Novel

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The mere fact is sufficiently wonderful without the aid of invention; but it has, as may be supposed, supplied material for a host of romances. This sculpture was bathed in the golden light of the setting sun on Tuesday, May 17 as hundreds thronged the Grand Foyer to witness the same vibrancy and energy of the launch of Ireland 100, a three-week comprehensive celebration of Irish arts and culture conceived as a commemoration of the centenary of the Easter Rising of 1916 – what better way to remember a rebellion staged by poets and playwrights than through a celebration of the history and future of the arts in Ireland?
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (New Canadian Library

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The men who undertook this daring enterprise had all the necessary qualifications to succeed — audacity, courage, and cool determination. This "side-by-side comparison" visual aid was inspired by a recent comment by Commissarka Pinkie. After two or three turns of the "quid" he said: "We have ways of knowing things here which render it worse than folly on the part of any person we may summon before us to deny directly or endeavor to do so by prevarication or evasion, for any such will, under the trying nature of the times, be visited by the severest punishment due to the grossest perjury."
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Gentlemen & Players

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They considered that these men could give them some clew to the intricate labyrinth which per- plexed them. Said Hillary, 'It's so great to be back here in the town where I was built.'" –Seth Meyers "A new report has found that Donald Trump may have used some of his campaign funds to buy thousands of copies of his own book. He was at home before seven o'clock, and, having to go on to work early in the morning, went to bed, and heard nothing about the occurrence till the following morning.
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Hit & Mrs.

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Sympa- thizing heartily with the cause of American liberty, he early en- listed his fellow-citizens in a miUtary company, which he drilled with great assiduity. James Duane, the son of Anthony Duane, of Cong, County Galway, Ireland, had the honor of being its first mayor of the new government, and under his wise and able direction it bounded forward with flying leaps. Vols., who left for Kerry to head the " rising " there; Major Quinn of the 9th Mass., a glorious soldier and gallant gentleman, at this time he was in ill health, suffering from numerous wounds; Captain Smith of the U.
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Blandings castle

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They had heard that many of the landlords of Ireland and of the County Cork were good landlords, and would reduce their rents. He instructed one of his tools, Christopher St. It fell like a thunderbolt among the loyal, patriotic men of Dublin City. They see the Church as an engine to feed their own personal gain. But what do you think, my dear — throth you'll hardly b'lieve me when I tell you. J left on a visit to one or two of the leading Parnellites, his colleagues on the Directory.
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Vile Bodies

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ETON AND WEMYSS, WHILE CAMPBELL AND MORGAN ACHIEVE SIGNAL VICTORIES OVER THE BRITISH AT KINGS MOUNTAIN AND THE COWPENS. Little kids hate brushing their teeth no matter where they're from but it is the norm that everyone brushes their teeth twice a day in the US. His Phoenix Park story was a miserable picture; Carey was ordered away before a blow was struck. These men were perfectly satisfied to take their chances of almost certain death while making an assault upon their country's enemy, but being captured and imprisoned and going through the ordeal of one of his mock trials was a species of congealed horror they wished if possible to avoid.
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The Complete McAuslan

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For the sake of continuity in our record of the scenes around Boston we passed from Concord to Bunker Hill and made no mention of the achievement of Ethan Allen at Ticonderoga. His eldest son Charles was born in that town on May 31, 1775. Thus left to his own resources, and fearing the return of the British fleet, which could cut off his retreat to the mainland, Sul- livan deemed it prudent to retire to the north end of the island.
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The Reavers - SIGNED!

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The state of the country, the continued decline in trade, and unceas- ing emigration attracted the attention of men hitherto considered British Conservatives. John Dickinson fully sympathized with Thomson's methods, but as he belonged to a Quaker family and all his coreligionists were op- posed to war, he could not proclaim himself in that direction until the die was about to be cast. We desire nothing else than our independence, and we solemnly declare to be prepared to sacrifice our lives and shed our blood for it. " 5.
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Importance of Being Earnest (London English Literature S.)

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As New York was merely a prison house and a barrack dur- ing the seven years of its occupancy by the British, the Americans found it in a most deplorable condition when they entered it. Austin Gibbons of Liverpool, now a prosperous builder in New York city. Certain men, in whom he had every confidence, and to' whom he surrendered the direction of affairs, were the actual leaders of the Irish Government at this stirring epoch. This Irishman imprisoned by the Castle conspirators was a brave, im- pulsive, and dashing Nationalist; he had been associated with patriotic movements all his life.
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