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The Insurrection of ’98

  • Patricia A. Mcfate

Abstract

One of the most remarkable examples of existing under difficulties is that presented by the Irish Nation. Warfare would seem to be the dominant note in Nature…. Nature has a short way with her vanquished. She suppresses them utterly, and the tale of their defeat is noted only in buried rocks and mud deposits; but for these signs, we would never know they had been, for no living trace of them or their battles has been perpetuated. They were defeated, and on their defeat Nature banished and obliterated them utterly in obedience to her universal law ‘win or die.’

Keywords

Irish People Habeas Corpus Unite Country Parish Priest Deep Draught 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1983

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  • Patricia A. Mcfate

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