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A Recruiting Pamphlet

By: George Bernard Shaw

...ish recruiting was badly bungled in 1915. The Irish were for the most part Roman Catholics and loyal Irishmen, which means that from the English point... ...cruiting was badly bungled in 1915. The Irish were for the most part Roman Catholics and loyal Irishmen, which means that from the English point of vi... ...tle. They were discouraged and repulsed by refusals to give commissions to Roman Catholic officers, or to allow distinct Irish units to be formed. T o... ... the collar of gold that Malachi won from the proud invader. Oh, she’s the romantic woman is my mother, and no mistake. SIR PEARCE [in great perturbat... ...o and look for another. Do you mind me now? MRS O’FLAHERTY. And was it the Belgians learned you such brazen impudence? O’FLAHERTY. The Belgians is goo... ...TY. Oh, you’re the mighty fine politician, aren’t you? Much you know about Belgians or foreign parts or the world you’re living in, God help you! MRS ... ...g them how they might put the land into decent tillage like the French and Belgians. SIR PEARCE. Yes, he’s quite right, you know, Mrs O’Flaherty: quit...

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The Good Soldier

By: Ford Madox Ford

...s. With the far-away look in her eyes— which wasn’t, however, in the least romantic—I mean that she didn’t look as if she were seeing poetic dreams, o... ...the other guests. I have been exceedingly impatient at missing trains. The Belgian State Railway has a trick of letting the French trains miss their c... ...e, you come by Calais—you have to make the connection at Brussels. And the Belgian train never waits by so much the shade of a second for the one comi... ...d without making the stipulation that the children should be brought up as Catholics. And that, of course, was spiritual death to Leonora. I have give... ...ee that Leonora was a woman of a strong, cold conscience, like all English Catholics. (I cannot, myself, help disliking this religion; there is always... ...ence. For, of course, that frame of mind has been driven in on the English Catholics. The centuries that they have gone through—centuries of blind and... ... had never undeceived him on that point. She thought it made her seem more romantic. No, Edward had no remorse. He was able to say to himself that he ... ...nough, the first real trouble between them came from his desire to build a Roman Catholic chapel at Branshaw. He wanted to do it to honour Leonora, an...

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Three Soldiers

By: John Dos Passos

... barracks. A certain terror held him. In a week the great structure of his romantic world, so full of many colors and harmonies, that had sur- vived s... ...ching into towns, pursuing terrified Huns across po- tato fields, saving Belgian milk-maids against picturesque backgrounds. “Does many of ‘em come ... ...n, ain’t yer? Well, he’s a good friend o’ hers; see? Bein’ as they’re both Catholics … But I’m goin’ out this afternoon, see what the town’s like … an... ...that shone like lacquer. “This is wonderful,” said Andrews involuntarily. “Romantic I call it. Makes you think of Dickens, doesn’t it, and Locksley Ha... ...tween the palms of both hands. He remembered a speech out of some very bad romantic play he had heard when he was very small. “About your head I fling...

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An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters

By: H. G. Wells

... opens at the depopulation of Italy by the aggressive great estates of the Roman Empire, at the impoverishment of the French peas- antry by a too cent... ...; the rhythm is a little altered. As between the Gallic peasant before the Roman conquest, the peasant of the Gallic province, the Carlovingian peasan... ... chose to deal with them as they should be dealt with, as out of date as a Roman legion or a Zulu impi. Now, first, as to the impossibility of getting... ... doubt if there is any use for more than 400,000 men upon the whole Franco-Belgian frontier at the present time. Such an army , properly supplied, cou... ...ls is concerned. There are, for example, those great elements, the Spanish Catholics, the French Catholic population of Louisiana, the Irish Catholics... ...lent factors in the American synthesis, the immigrant European aliens, the Catholics, the coloured blood, and so forth. I would now observe that, in t...

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War and Peace

By: Leo Tolstoy, Graf

...ur letter of the 13th has given me great delight. So you still love me, my romantic Julie? Separation, of which you say so much that is bad, does not ... ...than the feelings which the beautiful eyes of a young man can inspire in a romantic and loving young girl like your- self. The news of Count Bezukhov’... ...Bourienne, they quite understood one another as to the first part of their romance, up to the appearance of the pauvre mere; they understood that they... ... went to a party last night, and there out of five ladies three were Roman Catholics and had the Pope’s indulgence for doing woolwork on Sundays. And ... .... The Imperial army, strictly speaking, was one third com- posed of Dutch, Belgians, men from the borders of the Rhine, Piedmontese, Swiss, Genevese, ...

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