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The Cambridge Companion to Ibsen (Cambridge Companions to

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Catholic dead often have rosary beads entwined in their crossed hands, and some are dressed in the brown habit or shroud of the Franciscan Third Order. Japan, being the closest to China, sent considerable quantities of ships and soldiers to extricate Europeans from their legations and hiding places as the Boxers attempted to sweep the 'foreign devils' out of their country. This was largely because of how the English treated them. Elizabeth Peters, Children of the Storm (2003), about a woman archaeologist who must face her most formidable adversary at the end of World War I; #15 in the Amelia Peabody mystery series.

A Queer Chivalry: The Homoerotic Asceticism of Gerard Manley

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Many people still refer to Irish, Scottish and Welsh as Celtic culture - and the assumtion has been that they were Celts who migrated from central Europe around 500BCE. Centre of the Easter Rising Easter Rising – A British armoured truck, hastily built from the smokeboxes of several steam locomotives at Inchicore railway works Irish War of Independence – The Birth of the Irish Republic; painting by Walter Paget Irish War of Independence – Police wanted poster for Dan Breen, one of those involved in the Soloheadbeg Ambush in 1919.

Samuel Johnson and Eighteenth-Century Thought (Oxford

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Nicholas Hudson

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Waters were believed to be controlled by the fairies on Friday, and was also avoided. Or are they just too diverse to be categorized in either group?” I’m not aware of any studies on point, but unless the genologies are grossly wrong, the putative places of origin of the Scots-Irish are far more Celtic than Germanic given studies that have been done of the population genetics of regions within the British Isles. “Proponents of the theory argue that it is a natural response to the demands of a low technology pastoralist society, because credible threats of force are necessary to protect flocks in a largely lawless land.

The All New Cavan Joke Book

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Because of the potato's ability to grow almost anywhere, it gradually replaced corn as the stable food and was able to support a population bomb at the end of the eighteenth century. Usually part of a hospital team, they look after people with eye problems - often related to binocular vision, amblyopia (lazy eye) and strabismus (squint). Finally, the Henry James Collection in the Rare Book Division is worth noting. Nearby peasants naturally assumed that anything worth guarding was worth stealing, and so snuck into the field and snatched the plants for their home gardens.

Modernism: A Cultural History

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Tim Armstrong

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Ireton took Limerick in 1651 after a long siege Williamite War in Ireland – James II and VII King of England, Scotland, and Ireland Williamite War in Ireland – William III ("William of Orange") King of England, Scotland and Ireland, Stadtholder of the Netherlands. The 2nd Battalion is an Army Reserve Battalion with Company groups across Northern Ireland. English kings traveled to Ireland on several occasions to effect order and increase allegiance to the Crown.

Ulysses

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Royalty Who Wait: The 21 Heads of Formerly Royal Houses of Europe by Olga S. Colonel Routh added in a memo: "Even if it were practicable at the moment to open our depots [he knew they were actually empty] it would be prejudicial to owners of grain, inasmuch as at present extraordinary prices can be realized." In 1840 there were about 2000 non-Māori living in New Zealand, although the numbers of British people who had lived temporarily in New Zealand was much greater.

The Formation of 20th-Century Queer Autobiography: Reading

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Arthur Phillips, Angelica, in 1880s London, a mother consults a spiritualist after seeing a spectral figure attack her daughter. In south-eastern England the frequency of this clade is about 70%; in parts of the rest of north and western England, Spain, Portugal, Wales and Ireland, it is as high as 90%; and in parts of north-western Ireland it reaches 98%. Britain found her excuse to become involved by claiming to defend neutral Belgium from German aggression. Ireland itself was known by a number of different names, including Banba, Fódla, Ériu by the islanders, Iouerne and Hiverne to the Greeks, and Hibernia to the Romans.

Tales of Unrest (The Cambridge Edition of the Works of

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Joseph Conrad

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Lord John Russell and a Whig administration dedicated to a laissez-faire policy. To search these records directly, please click here. Watch the latest Shakespeare Lives film, catch up with this year's Turner Prize, what to see at London's Frieze art fair, discover more about the "blackest black" pigment and more in our latest newsletter. The House of Thurn and Taxis, for example, started out life as the Imperial postmasters, a job one would not think of in Britain as ennobling.

1805: #6 A Nathanial Drinkwater Novel (Mariners Library

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Richard Woodman

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Over the last twenty years the main cast has been pretty stable, but lots of supporting characters have come and gone. The timing could not have been worse in hindsight although few realised its importance and significance at the time. Their overpowering raids of monasteries and villages continued through the 10th century, and they eventually built permanent power base settlements at Cork, Dublin and Waterford. Many historians date modern Irish History to what battle in 1690, whose date is still commemorated by Protestants on July 12 every year?

Amelia (Wesleyan Edition of the Works of Henry Fielding)

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Henry Fielding

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He qualified as a lawyer and also founded a newspaper for the ex-patriot Irish community. The prisoner chosen to command the Irish unit was Colonel John McGrath, a British reserve officer who had left his civilian job managing Dublin's Theatre Royal for army service in France. Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (1813), about a young woman who spurns the attentions of Mr. There was little local politics without the participation of the priests.