Category: Humor & Satire

Humor & Satire

The Works of Oscar Wilde (Six volumes in one)

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There was not the smallest criticism attempted; the current of praise had become a torrent, and the man or men, who would stop to point out grave defects, would be swept along in the tornado as a venturesome sculler who had the temerity to approach too near the Niagara cataract would be dashed into fragments by the rush of the giant waters. History is silent as to the name of the ingenious individual who transformed the pipe from its primeval state into a superior musical instrument, which has been called the "Irish organ" and "the sweetest of all reed instruments."
Humor & Satire

The Unpleasantness at Baskerville Hall (Reeves & Worcester

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He was told that the young girl had retired for the night. " I must see her," he replied; " this is no time to stand on ceremony." It was Rev Boonelevel's first time on an airplane. This advice seems to throw light upon the movements of General Howe in July and August, 1777, which were formerly regarded as so strange. The famine-causing land system, he said, remain uncrushed, and therefore there remained good work for Irishmen. Brooke Robinson, beat him by 1930 majority.
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Monsieur Pamplemousse Aloft

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Passing these fields I come to Blarney village with its factory, a dull little place. Caldwell was accidentally killed by a strav bullet, but the general verdict was that she was barbarously murdered by a British soldier, and her death aroused deep in- dignation throughout the country. There was also one Irish cavalry regiment, namely Fitz-James's. Apprised of this event on the 22d, and by no means shaken in his purpose by it, the Indian chief, equally distinguished for courage and for cunning, determined to persevere and even to retaliate as he went along, the blow his ally had suffered on the 21st.
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The Saturday Big Tent Wedding Party (No. 1 Ladies' Detective

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This exchange of shots was quickly followed by a hand-to-hand encounter between a detective and a vigilante. The masks, which once focused on the mentioned characters, today embrace different cultures; for instance, there are masks representing American Indians, African Ethnicities and the Ku Klux Klan. Ninety percent I'll spend on good times, The other ten percent I'll probably waste. All these, with a self-sacrifice which excited the wonder and derision of Swift, he was prepared to resign for a bare mainte- nance as Principal of the American University.
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A Certain Chemistry: A Novel

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But it has proved a most difficult undertaking and one that re- quires the most painstaking research and patient study. Several of the best men in Dublin and other districts were inactive; despair of any fight began to take the place of previous high hopes. EPK: Rowan Houghton, a.d.: Liz Gill, loc.m.: Maria O'Connor, gaffer: Keiran Dempsey, genny driver: Con Dempsey, art d.: Eleanor Wood, props: Joshua Barrand, rigger: Richie Devlin, carpenter: John Hand, ward.: Tanya CFilmson, make-up: Denise Watson, hair: Muriel Bell, s: Robert Flannagan, boom op.: Richard Heatherington, unit nurse: Orla Conroy, security: Tibor Baja, rushes: Prep-Master, stock: Kodak.
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The Small Bachelor

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Due to the fact that satire is meant to criticize various aspects of society, while using humor, the ironic jokes and subtle sarcasm can often be viewed as controversial. This was notably the case on the 5th of March, 1867, but the brave men who tried to bring on the fight are not to be held responsible for the want of determination shown by the C. They use evolutionary theory for the same reason that they use mathematics — because their experience has shown them that it is an indispensable tool in their own area of study." "You care for nothing but shooting, dogs, and rat-catching." "People who believe the earth was created 6000 years ago, when it's actually 4.5 billion years old, should also believe the width of North America is 8 yards.
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The Water Babies. Ward edition

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It is hard to find a description of Brennan that is not also a code for her ethnicity.” When the Brennans moved back to Ireland in 1941, Maeve moved to New York and found a job at Harper’s Bazaar. A sergeant of rifles passing by at this moment and seeing the two men grappling, drew his sword and went to the aid of the detec- tive, who was loudly calling for help and proclaiming himself an officer of the law. Odes of Anacreon (London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1800; Philadelphia: Printed & published by Hugh Maxwell, 1804).
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Doctor in the house

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They learned he was in Scotland at that time, but visit- ing at various hotels in that country. The announcement was made at the opening night of Ireland 100, a three-week cultural and arts festival at the Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D. The Dul Dauna put a ring to his eye, and he saw his grandfather on the deck walking, but he did not know it was his grandfather. Ethan Allen was a Connecticut boy, but had early emigrated to the New Hampshire Grants, as Vermont was then called.
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Blonde Bombshell

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Will He, who caused the sun to stand in the heavens, to permit the Israelites to defeat and slaughter their enemies; will the God of Joshua, who commanded the shedding of the blood of the enemies of his chosen people, look angry on the blessed struggle which Ireland should ordain against her treacher- ous and cruel foe? He said, that many Gentlemen of this Kingdom, having of late destroyed their Deer, he conceived that the want of Venison might be well supplyed by the Bodies of young Lads and Maidens, not exceeding fourteen Years of Age, nor under twelve; so great a Number of both Sexes in every County being now ready to Starve, for want of Work and Service: And these to be disposed of by their Parents if alive, or otherwise by their nearest Relations.
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Stingaree

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The Irish guerrilla heeded not the summons but flew by the police sergeant. It was the first stone house erected in Albany. "A true Irishman, Denniston was an ardent patriot during the war, and his hotel was a meeting place for the loyal citizens of Albany, where treason was hatched against England. There can be little doubt that his assassination will restore the prestige of the secret conspirators, who it will be said are able to penetrate the secrets of the executive and frustrate their best laid plans. " Without the help of informers it is impossible to detect and punish crime in a country where the spirit of the multitude is hostile to the executive, and it was of the utmost importance to show that those who gave information to the Crown could rely upon its power to protect them."