THE SCOTTISH EXPERIENCE

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Peter and the Covey were arguing away when Nora came home and quieted them, declaring that there was small hope of ever making them respectable. A young British schoolmistress, Adela Quested, and her elderly friend, Mrs. Their style was characterized by wit and metaphysical conceits — far-fetched or unusual similes or metaphors, such as in Andrew Marvell 's comparison of the soul with a drop of dew; [36] or Donne's description of the effects of absence on lovers to the action of a pair of compasses. [37] Another important group of poets at this time were the Cavalier poets.
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The Stolen Mackenzie Bride: Highland Pleasures, Book 8

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Dermont is an author of a New York Times best selling novel as well as a collection of short stories. G. "The Emergence of a Nation". pp. 16-49. Lennox Robinson's are the best known; his Whiteheaded Boy has been played in England and America. For anyone visiting the Republic of Ireland this year there can have been little doubt as to the importance of the anniversary. For administrative purposes, Ireland is divided into 27 counties, most of which are described in separate articles, and 5 county boroughs, which are coextensive with the cities of Dublin, Cork, Galway, Limerick, and Waterford.
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'The Vicar's Garden' and Other Stories (The Cambridge

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The blank page gives the right to dream." Gaston Bachelard (1884-1962), French scientist, philosopher, literary theorist. Once in a while a web site is simply moved to a different host. Although postcolonial scholars would explain this corruption as a by-product of colonialism, such authors commonly have little interest in pursuing this train of thought. Throughout these years Catherine Hayes always included the songs of Thomas Moore in her concerts along with operatic arias.
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Jessica's First Prayer AND Froggy's Little Brother (Palgrave

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But where “The Second Coming” represents (in Yeats’s conception) the end of modern history, “Leda and the Swan” represents something like its beginning; as Yeats understands it, the “history” of Leda is that, raped by the god Zeus in the form of a swan, she laid eggs, which hatched into Clytemnestra and Helen and the war-gods Castor and Polydeuces—and thereby brought about the Trojan War (“The broken wall, the burning roof and tower, / And Agamemnon dead”).
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The Norton Anthology of English Literature, Volumes D-F: The

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In the early eighteenth century, Whigs were associated with "new" wealth, that is, with the moneyed interest (financiers and merchants), the Dissenting interest, and urban dwellers (in the City of London and elsewhere), while Tories were associated with the "old" landowning gentry class (the country squires) and with defenders of the privileges of the Anglican Church against the "encroachments" of the Dissenters. [¶4] After a period of political realignments in the middle part of the century, the terms had shifted around somewhat again by the late eighteenth century: a Tory was a "conservative," a supporter of the status quo with its various privileges and exclusions, while a Whig was a "liberal" or "reformer," committed to modernizing the system of church and state.
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Greenmantle (Great War Stories)

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The annual Muslim Writers Awards recognises the breadth and quality of literary talent within the UK's Muslim community. Grover Cleveland (1837-1908): ancestors from County Antrim on his mother's side. This little being was one day leaning over the top of this hatch, and looking wistfully outward, when a clear voice was heard to proceed from a neighbouring part of the townplace, calling "Coleman Gray, Coleman Gray!" He was exposed to art at a young age when romanticism was still popular and lived through the events that brought about modernism.
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Going to School (Cambridge Reading)

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If all economists were laid end to end, they would not reach a conclusion. Moreover, whatever the personal antipathies between the Tories and Whigs fostered by a couple of generations of sectarian strife, as the eighteenth-century progressed many Tories increasingly accepted the Revolutionary Settlement of 1688-89 and the Whig notions of a limited or constitutional monarchy in place of the Tory battlecry of unlimited royal prerogative.
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The Canterbury Tales (Oxford World's Classics)

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But whether presented as quaint or picturesque or sentimental or thick-skinned, the missionaries are generally dependable walk-on characters, always good for local color. Source: James MacDougall, Folk Tales and Fairy Lore in Gaelic and English, Edinburgh: John Grant, 1910, pp. 115-119 (Gaelic and English on facing pages). Much later, in the 1960s, Donald Horne wrote of his Muswellbrook childhood as one in which local Catholics, the great majority of whom would have been of Irish descent, were perhaps 'not quite human'.
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Lewis Carroll (Selected Works series)

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Lady Bruton accepts the flowers with a “grim smile” and lays them stiffly by her plate, also unsure of how to handle them. In the lack of co-ordination between the rebel theatres of war lay the salvation of Dublin Castle and British rule in Ireland. George Bernard Shaw (1856 – 1950) Irish playwright and wit. It was a song written by the Gaelic poet Raftery that brought her such great fame and the cottagers still sing it, though there are not so many to sing it as when I was young: O star of light and O sun in harvest, O amber hair, O my share of the world, It is Mary Hynes, the calm and easy woman, Has beauty in her body and in her mind.
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The Norton Anthology of English Literature With Wuthering

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Just as the plague documents stimulated a fictional journal, this real-life drama now prompts Defoe to undertake the imagined autobiography of another such castaway, Robinson Crusoe (1719). As the years went by, the occupational caliber of Irish immigrants gradually improved in line with the slow amelioration of conditions in Ireland. The writer argues that Orwell wasn't making predictions for the future, but giving a warning as to what could happen.
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